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       Title: BOURBON BONBONS
  Categories: Ethnic, S_living, Desserts, Candy, Misc
       Yield: 1 servings
  
            -patriciadwigans fwds07a
     1/2 c  Butter, softened
     1/3 c  Plus
       2 ts Bourbon
   1 1/2 tb Milk
   7 1/2 c  Sifted powdered sugar
     1/2 c  Finely chopped pecans
       2    12-oz packages semisweet
            Chocolate morsels
       3 tb Shortening
  
   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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