Chocolate Rum Balls I

Chocolate Rum Balls I


"The holidays will sparkle brightly when you whip up a batch of these chocolate favorites!"


45 m servings 99 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 99 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 4.8 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 38 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, stir together the crushed vanilla wafers, 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar, cocoa, and nuts. Blend in corn syrup and rum.
  2. Shape into 1 inch balls, and roll in additional confectioners' sugar. Store in an airtight container for several days to develop the flavor. Roll again in confectioners' sugar before serving.
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These are AWESOME!!! My husband suggested an easier way to coat them with the powdered sugar: instead of rolling them in it, put the sugar in a ziploc bag and shake. They come out perfect with ...

Like some other readers, I made this last year and did not get around to rating it, probably because I kept having to make more rumballs for everyone who went gaga for these! They were easy to ...

Just made these to add to my holiday cookie plate. They turned out GREAT! I used a little less than 1/2 a cup of Capt. Morgans spiced rum and they are tasty. They are fast and easy to make an...

I really should have reviewed this recipe when I started using it 2 yrs. ago. I want to give it 10 stars! I do as other reviewers: powder my hands, refrigerate the "dough," and use spiced rum. I...

Okay, first of all, these are RUM BALLS! If you don't like rum flavor, then this is not the recipe you should be making! I make these ALL of the time now, they are a staple every year. I made...

Though I have not yet tried this recipe (I plan to use it this holiday season) I wanted to pass along my hint for forming the rum balls - I use a melon baller. It makes all the rum balls the sa...

Delicious and super-easy. For stickiness, try chilling the mixture in the fridge for a little while before rolling them into balls. Using chunkier wafer crumbs helps too- I think these taste bet...

These are good - It's the first time Ive used walnuts. Here is a neat tip - I only had Coconut rum...try it, and discover a whole 'nother facet to the traditional rum balls.

Oh my goodness!! I've had rum balls before, but never quite this good. I found this recipe at the last minute and found I didn't have any rum. With the stores all closed, I used Kahlua in 1 r...