Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Irish Coffee Balls

Prepared by Kathy

3 1/2 C vanilla wafer cookie crumbs
1 C finely chopped pecans
1 1/2 cups sifted confectioner's sugar, divided
3 tabespoons instant coffee granules
1/3 C Irish Whisky
1/3 C light corn syrup

In a large bowl, combine the cookie crumbs, pecans, and 1 cup of sugar. Dissolve coffee granules in Irish whiskey in a small cup. Add to dry mixture along with corn syrup, mixing until blended. Shape mixture into 1 inch balls. Roll in remaining sugar. Store in air tight container. Note: Cookies become more flavorful after sitting 2-3 days. Makes about 4 1/2 dozen cookies.

Category: Irish Night, Carol's Place March 2008

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