Cocoa Rum Balls
Allow these sweet cocoa confections two to three days before serving for the flavors to meld into a happy marriage.
3 1/4 cups vanilla wafer crumbs
1 1/2 cups chopped nuts
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2 cup light rum
3 tablespoons light corn syrup
Unsweetened cocoa powder, or powdered sugar, or a combination of both
- Combine wafer crumbs, nuts, powdered sugar and cocoa in a large bowl. Stir in rum and corn syrup and mix well.
- Shape into 1-inch balls and roll in desired coating.
- Store in airtight container 2 to 3 days to for flavors to marry. Re-roll in desired coating before serving.
Makes 4 dozen rum balls.