2 tb Cocoa 2 cups Confectioner's sugar 2 1/2 Cups finely crushed vanilla wafers 1 Cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts 3 tb Light corn syrup 1/4 Cup rum, bourbon or Grand Marnier or Amaretta
Into a large bowl, sift the cocoa and 1 Cup of confectioner's sugar. Mix in remaining ingredients. Form the mixture into 1-inch balls with your hands. Sprinkle about 1 Cup confectioner's sugar on a plate and roll the balls in it to coat.
Store in a tin for at least 1 week before giving them away. These cookies will mellow with age and will keep up to 1 month. They can also be wrapped in plastic wrap or foil. Makes about 36.