Easy Cheerio® Coconut Rum Balls

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This is a yummy recipe for rum balls, and it costs a lot less to make than original recipes. I had 4 people try the little balls, and they thought they were great!

1
Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
28
Yield:
2 -1/2 dozen small rum balls

Ingredients

  • 3 cups honey-nut toasted oat cereal (such as Honey Nut Cheerios®)

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar, plus more for dusting

  • ½ cup crushed cashews

  • ½ cup crushed almonds

  • ¼ cup shredded coconut

  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • cup dark rum, or more as needed

  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup

Directions

  1. Place oat cereal, confectioners' sugar, cashews, almonds, coconut, and cocoa powder in a food processor; blend to an even crumb texture.

  2. Stir rum and corn syrup together in a bowl; add cereal mixture. Stir until dough holds together. Add more rum if dough is dry. Form into balls and place on a plate.

  3. Chill rum balls in the refrigerator for flavors to blend, at least 1 hour. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

74 Calories
2g Fat
11g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 28
Calories 74
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 51mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 45mg 1%

* 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.