12/23/15

Kentucky Bourbon Balls

1 stick butter, softened
1 (1 lb) box powdered sugar
1 C chopped pecans
4 Tbs bourbon (Maker's Mark)
4 oz semisweet chocolate
4 oz bitter chocolate

One day ahead, cram butter and sugar.  Add chopped pecans, mixing well.  Add bourbon and quickly shape into balls using about 1 tsp of mixture for each ball.  Refrigerate overnight.
Next day, melt the chocolates in a double boiler until chocolate has a smooth consistency.  Dip chilled bourbon balls into chocolate.  Place candy on wax paper in refrigerator to harden.  Yields 4 dozen.