Friday, October 1, 2010

Chocolate Walnut Kahlua Balls recipe

You can make the balls using Kahlua, dark rum, Bailey's Irish Cream Grand Marnier or, according to your taste. You can also try alternating semi-sweet chocolate chips with white chocolate chips. They are guaranteed to be a hit at any party!

Chocolate Walnut Kahlua Balls recipe - 146 calories

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 / 2 cup Kahlua (or dark rum)
1 / 2 cup sugar
1 1 / 2 cups walnuts, finely chopped
3 tablespoons light corn syrup
2 1 / 2 cups finely crushed vanilla wafer cookies (about 10 ounces)
1 / 2 cup powdered sugar

1. Stir the chocolate chips over simmering water in double boiler until melted and smooth; to remove from the heat.
2. Whisk in corn syrup and sugar, then the Kahlua (or dark rum).
3. In a small bowl, mix together crushed wafers and chopped walnuts; put in the chocolate mixture and mix well.
4. Shape into small balls.
5. Add the powdered sugar in shallow bowl.
6. Roll each ball into powdered sugar to coat.
7. Put the ball in air-tight container and refrigerate overnight.

Day: 40 balls

Nutrition information for one balls:
Calories: 146
Calories from fat: 61
Total fat: 6.9g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 45mg
Total carbs: 19.7g
Dietary fiber: 0.8g
Protein: 1.5g
WW points: 3