Mary R Morris Recipe

Bacardi Rum Balls

By Mary R Morris photosister


Recipe Rating:
Serves:
makes 2/12 dozen
Prep Time:
Cooking Method:
Stove Top

Mary R's Story

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...

Ingredients

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

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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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7 Comments

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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 ....
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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
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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!
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Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Oct 10, 2011
Yum Mary- you came up with a good one. Thanks for sharing.