Hot Eats and Cool Reads: Rum Balls Recipe

Dec 18, 2011

Rum Balls Recipe

These little rum balls sure have a little bit of a kick! I contemplated putting them in the adult beverage category! I'm sure if you ate enough of them, you could catch a little buzz. They are rich and so chocolaty. I really like the flavor they have and they are super fast to make! They would be a great addition to any holiday gathering!

What you need:
2 1/2 c. crushed vanilla wafers, about 75 wafers
1 c. ground pecans
1 c. confectioners sugar
2 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. cocoa powder
1/4 c. rum
3 tbsp. honey
2 tbsp. water
additional confectioners sugar

In a large bowl, combine wafer crumbs, pecans, confectioners sugar and cocoa. 
Combine the rum, honey and water. Stir into crumb mixture.
Shape into 1 inch balls. Roll in confectioners sugar (you could also add some Christmas sprinkles), Store in an airtight container.
Makes 3 1/2 dozen

Recipe Source: Taste of Home

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