Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

This delicious addition to holiday festivities uses an entire box of Nilla Wafers. We keep these on our coffee table during holiday entertaining.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (12 ounce) box vanilla wafers, crushed fine
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Karo syrup
  • 1 cup nuts, chopped
  • 38 cup Bourbon or 38 cup brandy or 38 cup rum


  1. Mix all ingredients together well.
  2. Shape into balls.
  3. Roll in additional powdered sugar.
  4. Store in tin can.
Most Helpful

What a great recipe! I a hard time finding 12 ounce boxes of vanilla wafers all they have now are 11 ounce boxes. It didn't seem to make all that much difference in the final product though,look and taste just wonderful ! Thanks !!!!!

mrpaul December 08, 2012

these turned out SUPER! i made them on saturday..knowing they wouldn't be eaten until tuesday...they turned out good and shipped well!

thequiltedgypsy October 28, 2009

Everyone loves these. Put some in cookie tins for work and my boss had 2 for breakfast. She sure was happy that day!! Thanks for posting.

Nanita December 25, 2006