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Rum Balls

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 120 hr 20 min
  • Servings 60
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Treat your near and dear ones these delicious sugar coated candies made with rum and nuts - a traditional holiday dessert.

Ingredients

1
package (9 oz) thin chocolate wafer cookies, finely crushed (about 2 cups)
2
cups finely chopped almonds, pecans or walnuts
2
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup light rum
1/4
cup light corn syrup
1/2
cup powdered sugar

Directions

  • 1 In large bowl, mix crushed cookies, almonds and 2 cups powdered sugar. Stir in rum and corn syrup. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls.
  • 2 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.

Expert Tips

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Candy
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
4%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
25mg
1%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
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;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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