Bacardi Rum Balls

Mary R Morris Recipe

By Mary R Morris photosister

makes 2/12 dozen
Prep Time:
Stove Top

This is off a recipe booklet from Barcardi ,that I picked up at a store around Christmas in 1974.My brother John Pierson loved rum ball's and I made these for him every Christmas .The longer they set the better they get..Not that he ever let them set long...


1 1/2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs(i use a good brand)about 50 cookies
1/4 cup of bacardi dark rum -any good brand will do at least 80 proof
8 oz ground walnuts(2 cups)-do not use pecans
confectioners' sugar
1/4 cup of honey

Directions Step-By-Step

Combime all ingredients ,except powered sugar ,blend thorougly.Shape into small balls about 1 inch in diameter .Roll in the powered sugar.Store in tightly covered container.Makes about 2 1/2 dozen.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #balls, #rum

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Jul 29, 2015 - Mary R Morris shared this recipe with discussion group: Help a Family, Friend, Neighbors, and Strangers in Need.
Mary R Morris photosister
Dec 11, 2014
Thank you ,yes John Pierson loved them .Every year I made them for him no matter where I wasin fact he use to call me a few week before Christmas to "gently "remind me ....
Roy Pierson rpiernet
Dec 11, 2014
Mary these have to be good if ur Bro John Pierson Loved them.
I'm a Pierson also lol
Sue Glover WickerLuvr
Oct 11, 2011
I love Rum Balls!! I've never had the recipe to make them UNTIL now!!! I have a pint bottle of rum (never opened) that is now 18 yrs old!! Should make some AWESOME Rum Balls! Thanks for sharing!