Introduction: How to Make Traditional Bourbon Balls
These traditional Kentucky candies are great for a Derby party or any special occasion.
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Step 1: What You Need...
- 1 stick butter
- 1 box powdered sugar
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 4 T. Bourbon
- 1 large package semi-sweet chocolate chips (real chocolate, not imitation)
- 1 T. paraffin wax
Step 2: First...
Cream butter and sugar then add chopped pecans. Mix well and add in the Bourbon.
Step 3: Then...
Chill for an hour to make it easier to handle then roll into small balls. Refrigerate overnight.
Step 4: Once This Is Done...
Melt the chocolate and paraffin in a double boiler until smooth and well mixed. Dip the chilled Bourbon balls into the chocolate and place on a cookie sheet lined with waxed paper.
Step 5: Finally...
Chill until hard... enjoy!