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Cocoa Rum Balls

No recipe image available.Allow these sweet cocoa confections two to three days before serving for the flavors to meld into a happy marriage.

Recipe Ingredients:

Rum Balls:
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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine wafer crumbs, nuts, powdered sugar and cocoa in a large bowl. Stir in rum and corn syrup and mix well.
  2. Shape into 1-inch balls and roll in desired coating.
  3. 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.