Macadamia Bourbon Balls

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Mims Squims

This recipe was passed down from my Great-Great-Grandmother, Mrs Annie Surgi. I replaced the pecans with Macadamia nuts to give it a new flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 12 cups vanilla wafers, finely crushed
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 cup macadamia nuts, finely chopped (can also use pecans or walnuts)
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 14 cup Bourbon


  1. Crush vanilla wafers in food processor.
  2. Mix wafers, powdered sugar, cocoa, & macadamia nuts.
  3. Add corn syrup & bourbon.
  4. Roll into small firm balls, about 1" each.
  5. Roll in powdered sugar.
  6. Put in an air-tight container and cure for at least 24 hours.
  7. Will keep for several weeks in air tight container or can be frozen after the 24 hour curing period.

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