is one of the recipes that has been provided by
Shirley Cline from San Francisco in response to
my quest for recipes using Balsamic Vinegar. (You
can contact Shirley by emailing her - click here).
says: "Remember these? They were a favorite
back in the 60's. I used to make them at Christmas
every year. Forgot all about them until I came
across the recipe again".
cups vanilla wafer crumbs
1 cup powdered sugar, sifted
2 Tblsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts
1 1/2 Tblsp. light corn syrup
1/4 cup bourbon
Additional powdered sugar, sifted, for dusting
the dry ingredients together until well blended.
in liquids, blending with your hands, until
the mixture is of moldable consistency and not
the mixture into balls about 3/4 inch in diameter.
Roll the balls in powdered sugar.
may be eaten right away, but are much better if
stored in a tightly covered tin and aged at least