Kentucky Bourbon Balls

READY IN: 4hrs
Recipe by johnvac52

I make these during Christmas time to give as gifts. Candy and Liquor, two of my favorite things.

Top Review by MsPam

I love these..I made them for christmas as gifts and again in January, I wish I could say that I shared most of the second batch, but I can't :)...Thank you for sharing this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak pecans in bourbon 3 hours or overnight, stirring occasionally.
  2. In a large mixer bowl, beat margarine, vanilla and salt until fluffy.
  3. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk, then pecan mixture and confectioners sugar until well blended.
  4. Shape into 1 inch balls.
  5. Place on baking sheets.
  6. Chill until firm.
  7. With fork or wooden pick, dip each into warm candy coating; let excess coating drip off.
  8. Place on wax paper lined baking sheets; let stand until firm.
  9. Store covered at room temperature or in refrigerator.

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