Coconut Rum Balls

Coconut Rum Balls


"These are incredibly sweet and wonderfully crunchy. Make them ahead. They taste even better after a few days."


servings 1063 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 1063 kcal
  • 53%
  • Fat:
  • 50.8 g
  • 78%
  • Carbs:
  • 133.7g
  • 43%
  • Protein:
  • 16.6 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 453 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine crumbs, coconut, & nuts. Add sweetened condensed milk & rum; mix well. Chill 4 hours.
  2. Shape into 1- inch balls. Roll in sugar. Store in covered container in refrigerator 24 hours before serving.
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  1. 40 Ratings


GORGEOUS, GORGEOUS, GORGEOUS!!! These are a big hit! The balls themselves are nice, but dipping them in chocolate takes them to a whole new level of DELISH. I did some of them with the powdered ...

I made these several days ago for all my neighbor's Christmas treat plates.....they are the best rum balls I've had and the neighbors want more!!! Very addictive and hard to resist.

This recipe was easy and delicious. I agree that they only improve with age. I could not make enough of them to satisfy the crowd at work. Definitely a hit!

Even after 24 hrs this "dough" was still wet, sticky, and inedible. After crushing and adding an ADDITIONAL box of wafers, they were fine. Seriously: how did these work out for so many other coo...

Absolutely delicious-taste like a Mounds Bar! One thing to note, I would be sure that they are ate before a few days, as the longer they sit, the stronger the alcohol becomes.

Recipe came out good but needed a bit more rum. I put in 1/2 cup coconut rum and they were still a little dry.

These made excellent gifts for friends, everyone loved them. I upped the rum amount to 1/2cup as others suggested. I also let them sit overnight before rolling them and they weren't too wet. I t...

TO DIE FOR!! these were wonderful, i didn't change a thing. so rich.

This is a gorgeous recipe, but after much debate with my husband, I used white chocolate crushed into bits and sultanas instead of walnuts and coconut. Also, I added 2 tablespoons of cocoa to gi...