"The Highlands" Bourbon Balls

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Title: "The Highlands" Bourbon Balls
Yield: 24 Balls
Categories: Cookies, Holiday, Christmas, Alcohol


1 c Pecans
4 tb Maker's Mark
1 Stick of butter
1 lb Box powdered sugar
1/2 Box semi-sweet chocolate
1/2 Rectangle of paraffin

Combine pecans and bourbon; wait at least 3 hours for pecans to absorb
bourbon flavor. Cream butter and powdered sugar with mixer, adding bourbon
and pecan mixture. Roll mixture into small balls and chill in refrigerator
for 1-1/2 hours. Melt chocolate in double boiler, adding shaved paraffin.
Heat until thoroughly melted. Dip balls into chocolate and put on waxed
paper to dry. (use fork or long skewer when dipping balls.)
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #343

From: Captain

Date: Sun, 15 Dec 96 10:07 EST