This Festive 6-Ingredient Holiday Rum Balls Recipe Is Like a Cocktail You Can Eat by Donna John


This Festive 6-Ingredient Holiday Rum Balls Recipe Is Like a Cocktail You Can Eat

Looking for the perfect boozy dessert recipe for your holiday celebrations? This festive six-ingredient holiday rum ball dessert recipe is full of rum-tum-tum-tum. It's like a cocktail you can eat!

Because these delicious chocolate candy balls are spiked with rum, you'll need to keep the little drummer boy away from them. But your adult friends and family will love this easy rum ball recipe. Consider serving them as an after-dinner "drink" you can pop in your mouth in one "shot!"

Don't like rum? Use whiskey or bourbon instead. Cheers to all the Christmas cheer!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 bag (12 ounces) vanilla wafers, crushed fine
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup rum 

For Rolling (if desired)

  • finely chopped flaked coconut
  • cocoa powder

Here's how to make it:

  1. Combine the powdered sugar, cocoa powder, crushed vanilla wafers and walnuts in a bowl. Mix well. 
  2. Add the corn syrup and rum. Mix until well combined.
  3. Shape into balls and then roll in cocoa powder or flaked coconut.

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Cassiday
Wow do those look good.
Julie Rose
Ho ho ho boy! 🎄
Elisa Schmitz
Mmmm! What a festive treat for the holidays! #yum

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