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“[you can also use rum if you prefer] these are SO chocolate-y (and yes, so bourbon-y)... i'm not a drinker even at age 54, but the mother of a best friend made these at Christmas and i can STILL remember eating Way Too Many of them...”
4 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir evaporated milk, chocolate chips and corn syrup in a 2 quart pan over low heat until the chocolate has melted.
  2. Remove from heat and mix in bourbon [add one tablespoon at a time the first time you make these so you can flavor it to YOUR taste] and 1 cup powdered sugar until smooth.
  3. Stir in nuts and mix well.
  4. Add vanilla wafer crumbs, about 1 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  5. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  6. Shape with wet hands into 1-1/2 inch balls.
  7. Roll balls in 1 cup powdered sugar.
  8. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  9. You can use rum OR rum flavoring, if you don't like the taste of bourbon - it's just as good.

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