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       Title: Bourbon Bonbons
  Categories: Candies
       Yield: 36 servings
  
     1/2 c  Butter; softened
     1/3 c  Plus 2 teaspoons bourbon
   1 1/2 tb Milk
   7 1/2 c  Sifted powdered sugar
     1/2 c  Finely chopped pecans
      24 oz Semisweet chocolate morsels
       3 tb Shortening
  
   Recipe by: Southern Living
   Preparation Time: 0:30
   Combine butter, bourbon, and milk; add sugar, and knead
   until mixture is blended and does not stick to hands.
   Knead in pecans.  Refrigerate 1 hour. Shape into 1-inch
   balls; freeze. Combine chocolate morsels and shortening in
   top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil.  Reduce heat
   to low; cook until chocolate melts.  Dip each ball of candy
   into chocolate mixture.  Place on wax paper to cool.  Store
   in refrigerator.  Yield:  6 dozen.
   
   MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Combine butter, bourbon, and milk;
   add sugar, and knead until mixture is blended and does not
   stick to hands.  Knead in pecans.  Refrigerate 1 hour.
   Shape into 1-inch balls; freeze. Combine chocolate morsels
   and shortening in a 1-1/2-quart bowl; microwave at MEDIUM
   (50% power) for 5 to 6 minutes or until chocolate is
   softened; stir well.  Dip each ball of candy into chocolate
   mixture.  Place on wax paper to cool.  Store in
   refrigerator.
  
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