Rum Balls III

Rum Balls III


"This is an easy recipe for rum balls that can be made in a short amount of time and get better with age. The strength of the rum determines if the kids get any or just the adults. I've used regular rum, coconut flavored rum and 151 proof rum in this recipe and all work great."


1 h 45 m servings 64 cals
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Original recipe yields 96 servings



  • Calories:
  • 64 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 3.3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.5g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 17 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl combine crushed vanilla wafers, ground pecans, cocoa and chocolate chips. Stir in corn syrup and rum; mix well into a thick dough.
  2. Coat palms of hand with confectioners' sugar and roll dough into balls no larger than a quarter. Place on a cookie sheet, foil or wax paper to dry.
  3. Let balls dry for 1 hour. Roll in confectioners' sugar and seal in airtight containers.
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  1. 13 Ratings


VERY IMPORTANT: It is much easier to scoop out a dollop of the dough and dump it into a bowl of confectioners sugar and then scoop it out and roll it into a ball. Otherwise I found it was imposs...

I think it includes far too much corn syrup to make it workable. Unfortunately I didn't know this until I attempted to make a double batch. Out of desperation I tried to save the mess by working...

These are yummy. I didn't realize until I was making them that my 1 package of vanilla wafers was only 12 oz. not 16 oz. Given that, I used less corn syrup so they wouldn't be too sticky. I star...

I made this recipe exactly - except I insured the choc. chips were melted - I received great reviews! In fact, I have been asked by several people for the recipe - which in itself is a complime...

Made these rum balls over the weekend. I thought the chocolate chips would "melt" or at least soften in the mixture, however, even after a few days you need to be careful about bitting into the...

Great recipe, easy to work with. I had only 1 box of vanilla wafers, ( 12 oz ) so I crushed 4 oz. of graham crackers which resulted in the same consistency of the vanilla wafers. I grounded too ...

My oldest had requested Rum Balls for a vacation and I liked this recipe best. I substituted plain butter cookies for the vanilla wafers because he doesn't like vanilla wafers and they tasted g...

Everyone looooooves these cookies and they are so easy to prepare =D =D =D.

I used this recipe for the first time last night. It was very easy to do and the rum balls tasted delicious (we had to keep ourselves from eating them all before our holiday party). I will defin...