Cherry Rum Balls


These are so tasty, you can not eat just one.

48 cookies


  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • ½ cup rum

  • ¼ cup light corn syrup

  • 3 cups vanilla wafer crumbs

  • 1 ½ cups chopped pecans

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

  • 24 red candied cherries, halved


  1. Melt the chocolate chips and stir in the rum and corn syrup.

  2. Stir together the vanilla wafer crumbs, pecans and 1/2 cup of the confectioners' sugar. Drizzle the chocolate mixture over the crumb mixture and stir until blended.

  3. Shape mixture into 1 inch balls. Roll balls in the remaining confectioners' sugar. Place cherry half in center of each cookie, pressing down lightly. Store in an airtight container for several days to develop flavor.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

242 Calories
11g Fat
33g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 242
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Sodium 76mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 81mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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