1 cup finely crushed vanilla wafer crumbs
1 cup finely chopped pecans
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cup bourbon
1 tablespoons plus 1 1/2 teaspoons light corn syrup
confectioners’ sugar, sifted
Thoroughly combine 1 cup finely crushed vanilla wafer crumbs, chopped pecans, 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, and the cocoa.
In a separate mixing bowl, blend the bourbon and corn syrup. Stir this bourbon mixture into the vanilla wafer mixture; blend well.
Cover and chill for at least a few hours. Preferably overnight.
Sift about 1/2 to 1 cup of confectioners’ sugar on a cookie sheet. Shape small bits of the dough into balls and roll them in the confectioners’.
Store in refrigerator in tightly covered containers. Make these a few days in advance for best flavor, and roll in confectioners’ sugar again before serving, if desired. These can also be frozen for longer…
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