Whiskey Balls

That time of year approaches. You know, the time of year when you need and want to have something a little well, out of the ordinary. Now, this time of year ALSO means you probably don’t have TIME to make something like that. These retro favorites are quick, easy, and popular among adults. Also, most children find them off-putting-leaving more for you.

Bourbon Balls Recipe Card

Whiskey Balls

21/2 cups finely crushed vanilla wafers
1 cup powdered sugar
2 T. cocoa
1 cup finely chopped pecans
3 T. corn syrup
1/4 cup bourbon
Powdered sugar

Mix wafers, sugar, cocoa, and pecans well. Add syrup & boubon. Mix well. Roll into 1-inch balls, then roll in sugar. Makes about 31/2 dozen.


  1. Yum, this looks like a great recipe and it really takes me back. My nana used to make different kinds of liquor balls and I used to sneak as many as possible. Perfect for the holidays!

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