Kentucky Derby Bourbon Balls

Kentucky Derby Bourbon Balls

These dense, sweet treats are bourbon-rich enough to be a very adult indulgence.

Serves: 6 Save

Ingredients (6)

  • 12 cup Vanilla Wafer Crumbs
  • ¾ cup Dark Corn Syrup
  • 6 T Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 4¼ cup Powdered Sugar
  • 4¾ cup Chopped Pecans
  • 3 cup Bourbon


  1. Mix vanilla wafers, corn syrup, cocoa powder, 4 cups powdered sugar, 4 cups pecans and bourbon. Refrigerate at least 12 hours.
  2. Shape into balls. Pulverize remaining ¾ cup pecans and sift in remaining ¼ cup powdered sugar. Mix together and roll bourbon balls in mixture.