Spirit Balls


A nice holiday no-bake cookie. Store in covered container (coffee can works well) several days before serving.

3 dozen


  • 2 cups crushed vanilla wafers

  • 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar

  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts

  • ¼ cup sifted cocoa

  • 3 tablespoons dark corn syrup

  • 6 tablespoons bourbon

  • 1 pinch salt


  1. Mix all ingredients together. Form into one inch balls.

  2. Roll balls in a mix of cocoa power and confectioner's sugar. Store covered several days before serving. Cookie can be stored for several weeks in a covered container.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

188 Calories
8g Fat
25g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 188
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Sodium 67mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 70mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.