Kentucky Bourbon Balls
ready in: 2-5 hrs
recipe id: 40122
cook method: stovetop
1/2 cup butter
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar (more as needed) sifting helps remove the little lumps
4 tablespoons bourbon
1 package semi sweet chocolate chips
Cream butter. Add sugar gradually. Beat well. Slowly add the bourbon, blending well. Chill 1 hour or more. Roll into 1" balls. Chill again for 1 hour or more.
Melt chocolate in the top of a double boiler. Gently dip each ball in the chocolate and place on waxed paper. At this time before the chocolate sets place the pecan half on the top with a gentle push. Chill. Store in a covered container
In Kentucky we make Bourbon Balls. This recipe is very much like a great commercial product made nearby.
100 proof bourbon really is the best, it carries on over the sweet.
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