Whiskey Balls

I don’t have many cookie recipes, but I just have to share this special version of a classic with you. Whiskey balls! A little different in taste than rum balls, but the whiskey also goes perfectly together with chocolate. Rolled in pecans or cocoa powder- there is a favorite for everyone.


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Whiskey Balls


  • 200 g dark chokolate, chopped
  • 100 ml cream
  • 150 g ground almonds
  • 1 tsp grated orange zest
  • 1 shot of whiskey
  • 150 g butter room temperature

for dusting

  • 100 g roasted pecans
  • 2-3 tbsp cocoa powder


  • Heat cream and remove from heat, then stir in chocolate pieces and let melt completely.
  • Add almonds, orange zest and whiskey and mix well. Then place in the refrigerator for about 1 hour.
  • Then mix in the butter.
  • Roast the pecans in a pan and chop them into small pieces in a chopper.
  • Form equal-sized balls from the mixture and roll about half in pecans, the other half in cocoa powder.
  • Place the finished whisky balls in praline molds and set aside to chill. Store in the refrigerator.

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