Laura Bell Bundy's Kentucky Bourbon Balls
Nothing makes a holiday happy like a little bourbon. "You can't have too many of these, or you will get drunk!" says Laura Bell with a smile.
Cook Time: N/A | Serves: Varies
- 1 pkg. vanilla wafers, crushed OR gluten free pretzels, crushed
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup crushed nuts
- 2 tbsp. cocoa
- 2 tbsp. light Karo syrup
- 1/4 cup Bourbon
Mix together, roll into balls and roll in powdered sugar.
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