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Chocolate delectable southern treat

Published: Wed, December 6, 2017 @ 12:00 a.m.

Bourbon Balls

A delectable Southern treat, this bite-sized dessert is made with McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract, pecans, confectioners’ sugar and bourbon. Dip frozen balls in melted dark chocolate.

Prep time: 45 minutes

Calories: 290

Ingredients: 7

18 Servings (2 bourbon ball)

1/4cup ( 1/2 stick) butter, at room temperature

1package (16 ounces) confectioners’ sugar, sifted

1cup finely chopped toasted pecans

2tablespoons McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract

1/4cup bourbon

3packages (4 ounces each) semi-sweet baking chocolate

36pecan halves, (about 1/2 cup)

Beat butter and confectioners’ sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Stir in pecans, vanilla and bourbon. Using a 1/2-tablespoon ( 1/4 -ounce scoop), scoop out balls. Place on parchment paper-lined tray.

Freeze 15 minutes or until firm. Roll into smooth balls. Store in freezer until ready to dip into chocolate.

Melt chocolate as directed on package. Remove 12 bourbon balls from freezer. Using a toothpick or fork, dip each ball into melted chocolate then immediately top with a pecan half. Place on parchment paper-lined tray. Freeze 5 minutes or until chocolate is firm. Repeat dipping with remaining bourbon balls. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Serve bourbon balls at room temperature.

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