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Kentucky Bourbon Balls

julio 29, 2022

Here’s a recipe that brings the delicious bourbon balls from Kentucky to your kitchen, make them yourself and impress everyone with these delicious candies!

Preparation Time: 20 mins

Cook: 10 mins

Additional: 16 hrs

Servings: 24


  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 5 tablespoons Kentucky bourbon
  • 1 (16 ounce) package confectioners’ sugar
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 18 ounces semisweet chocolate


Step 1.
Place nuts in a sealable jar. Pour bourbon over nuts. Seal and allow to soak for 8 hours overnight.

Step 2.
Mix sugar and butter in a medium bowl; fold in soaked nuts. Form mixture into 3/4-inch balls and refrigerate for 8 hours to overnight.

Step 3.
Line a baking tray with waxed paper; set aside.

Step 4.
Melt chocolate in the top of a double boiler over just-barely simmering water, stirring frequently and scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula to avoid scorching.

Step 5.
Roll balls in melted chocolate to coat; arrange on the prepared tray. Store in the refrigerator until serving.