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No Bake Rum Balls

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars

"A holiday favorite! Try using brandy in place of the rum."
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Ingredients

servings 102
Original recipe yields 36 servings (3 dozen)

Directions

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  1. In a medium sized bowl, mix together the vanilla wafers, cocoa and sugar. Stir in the chopped walnuts, corn syrup and rum. Mix until well blended.
  2. Form dough into 2 inch balls and roll in confectioners' sugar. Store in covered tin.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 102 calories; 4.6 14.1 1.1 0 41 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I substituted sweetened condensed milk instead of corn syrup in this recipe, and rolled the rum balls in hundreds and thosands, coconut and crushed peanuts. They turned out great, and the differ...

Most helpful critical review

I WAS SO EXCITED TO USE THIS RECIPE AS RUM BALLS ARE MY FAVORITE COOKIE, HOWEVER I HAD PROBLEMS WITH THIS RECIPE FROM THE START. HAD TO KEEP ADDING MORE RUM & CORN STARCH FOR MIXTURE TO "STICK" ...

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I substituted sweetened condensed milk instead of corn syrup in this recipe, and rolled the rum balls in hundreds and thosands, coconut and crushed peanuts. They turned out great, and the differ...

i was putting a little care package together for a family that is moving, and i decided to make them some christmas cookies, since i won't be seeing them during the holidays. well these no bake...

I tried this recipe and loved it. I am wondering if the last person to post had problems with it because they used corn starch instead of corn syrup???

I have used this recipe for years. I melt 12 oz of semi sweet chips in about 1 Tbsp shortening and dip each ball in the mixture. A family favorite

This recipe was amazing! I ended up using pecans instead of walnuts (it's what I had) and it was delicious. Super easy to make and as a not if you let them chill over night instead of an hour ...

I WAS SO EXCITED TO USE THIS RECIPE AS RUM BALLS ARE MY FAVORITE COOKIE, HOWEVER I HAD PROBLEMS WITH THIS RECIPE FROM THE START. HAD TO KEEP ADDING MORE RUM & CORN STARCH FOR MIXTURE TO "STICK" ...

AWESOME! I did tweak the recipe a bit but only because I didn't have enough nilla wafers. I used half nilla wafers and half cheap ginger snap cookies from publix. the ginger snaps added a little...

Yummy! I crushed the cookies and walnuts together in the food processor. The flavor on these is wonderful!

Very easy, I used brandy in place of rum and everyone loved them.