Treat your near and dear ones these delicious sugar coated candies made with rum and nuts - a traditional holiday dessert.
package (9 oz) thin chocolate wafer cookies, finely crushed (about 2 cups)
cups finely chopped almonds, pecans or walnuts
cups powdered sugar
cup light rum
cup light corn syrup
cup powdered sugar
In large bowl, mix crushed cookies, almonds and 2 cups powdered sugar. Stir in rum and corn syrup. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls.
In small bowl, place 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Roll balls in powdered sugar. Store in tightly covered container at least 5 days before serving to develop flavor but no longer than 4 weeks.
Substitute 1/4 cup bourbon for the rum.
Substitute 1/4 cup brandy for the rum.
For a clever, amusing way to show off these favorites, place individual balls in shot glasses—or put more in champagne or martini glasses.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Candy
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.