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No Bake Bourbon Balls are festive holiday cookies that require no baking, but pack a big punch!


makes approximately 45 small cookies

Total time

0 minutes


  • 3 cups finely crushed Nilla Wafers (I used Nabisco Famous Wafers and I needed a package and a half)
  • 1 cup ground pecans
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1½ tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp corn syrup
  • ½ cup bourbon, rum, or whiskey
  • coating
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar,


  1. Combine the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Pour in the liquids and mix well.
  3. Form small balls and roll in powdered sugar. Set on a tray and let sit for an hour.
  4. Roll once more in the powdered sugar, and then refrigerate until ready to serve.
  5. These cookies can be served chilled or at room temperature.

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