Chocolate-Wine Balls

Dessert ready in 20 minutes. Enjoy these wonderful chocolate-wine balls decorated with crystal sugar – a perfect gift for chocolate lovers.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 42

Ingredients

1/4
cup honey
1
package (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
2 1/2
cups finely crushed vanilla wafer cookies (about 55 cookies)
2
cups ground walnuts
1/3
cup port, sweet red wine or apple juice
About 1/2 cup coarse sugar crystals (decorating sugar)
  • 1 Heat honey and chocolate chips in 3-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted; remove from heat. Stir in crushed cookies, walnuts and port. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar crystals.
  • 2 Store in tightly covered container. Let stand several days to blend flavors. Flavor improves with age up to 4 weeks.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Candy
    Calories
    75
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    15mg
    15%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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