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Cherry Rum Balls

leapping lena

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

servings 242 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (48 cookies)

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Directions

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  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; 11.4 g fat; 32.8 g carbohydrates; 1.9 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 76 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Very tastey and not as sweet as some. I put the piece of cherry in the middle and wrapped the dough around. Makes a large batch.

Most helpful critical review

These rum balls are much dryer than most. I made them ahead of time but quite was worried that they would be completly dryed out by the time I had to serve them guests. The flavour was okay, tho...

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These rum balls are much dryer than most. I made them ahead of time but quite was worried that they would be completly dryed out by the time I had to serve them guests. The flavour was okay, tho...

Very tastey and not as sweet as some. I put the piece of cherry in the middle and wrapped the dough around. Makes a large batch.

Very quick and easy to make. A bit rich, but everyone loved them. I would probably quarter the cherries rather than half them next time.

I LOVED these! I've also used Amaretto and Jack Daniels in place of the rum and they turned out great. One bit of advice: Use disposable gloves when rolling the balls -- it's more sanitary ...

FUNNY STORY! WE WATCHED THE VIDEO OF CHRISTMAS FROM LAST YEAR, AND MY 8 YEAR OLD WASN'T IN A SHOT WITHOUT A RUM BALL! VERY YUMMY AND THE KIDS MIGHT PROTEST IF I DON'T MAKE THEM AGAIN THIS YEAR!

i used marichino cherries with the stems. they are a little juicier than the candied cherries and easier to coat because of the stem. I seal them in an air tight container for a few weeks before...

I gave tins of these as holiday gifts for co-workers, and they were a big hit!

These are really wonderful. I make rum balls every year and decided to try thes and a couple other new recipes. The only thing I did differently, was to chop the cherries, and add a smidgen of...

These are super fun to make and quite simple since they don't require baking. I highly recommend letting them rest for a couple of days in an airtight container - the cherry and rum flavors rea...