Chocolate Bourbon Balls

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Roosie

Posted by request. Little chocolate candy balls with a dangerous bourbon filling ;-) Prep time includes chilling, but all times are estimates.

Top Review by Jodi Consoli

I chose this recipe specifically because it was gluten free. I don't drink, and find bourbon particularly unappealing, but these were to be a gift. But I didn't feel comfortable giving food without tasting it and OH MY was I surprised! They were so delicious I didn't want to stop eating them!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter/margarine in microwave in medium bowl Mix in sugar, nuts and bourbon.
  2. Refrigerate until firm.
  3. After chilled, shape into 1-inch balls.
  4. Refrigerate again until firm.
  5. Melt chocolate chips and half-and-half together in microwave (at medium-high (70%) for about 1-3 minutes, stirring occasionally until chips are melted) or in double boiler.
  6. When your mixture is homogenized, drizzle chocolate over candies.
  7. (You may want to let chocolate mixture cool slighly, but not to the point of solidifying.) Alternately, I believe the balls could be dipped in the sauce.
  8. Reheat chocolate as needed to keep it liquid.
  9. Chill on waxed paper.

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