Recipe Recipe By Healthy Eating For Families

Chocolate-Pecan Bourbon Balls

24 servings

Prep Time = 20 minutes

Chill Time = 15 minutes or overnight


9 ounces pitted dates, chopped

3 tablespoons boiling water

1 ¼ cup unsweetened coconut flakes; divided use

1 ½ cup chopped pecans

¼ cup bourbon

1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

¼ cup powdered sugar


  1. Place dates and water in large bowl; let sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Transfer dates to food processor; add 1 cup coconut flakes, pecans, bourbon, cocoa powder, and powdered sugar. Pulse about 3-5 minutes or until chunky mixture forms.
  3. Use a tablespoon to form 24 rounded balls. Roll balls in remaining coconut flakes.
  4. Place bourbon balls on jelly roll pan and chill.

Nutritional Information per Serving (1 enchilada): 103 calories, 1 gram protein, 11 grams carbohydrate, 7 grams fat, 2 grams saturated fat, 0 milligrams cholesterol, 2 grams fiber, 9 grams sugar, 0 milligrams sodium