Bacardi Rum Balls

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Serves: makes 2/12 dozen
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Cooking Method: Stove Top


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

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Mary R Morris Recipe
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Western Grove, AR (pop. 384)
Member Since Aug 2011
Mary R's notes for this recipe:
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...
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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.


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user Julia Ferguson judyjellybean - Oct 10, 2011
Mary, This recipe is just a little different than the one I've made, I think mine has karo in it to combine the ingredients. Will have to give this one a try. Thanks!
user Pat Duran kitchenchatter - Oct 10, 2011
Yum Mary- you came up with a good one. Thanks for sharing.
user 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!
user Vanessa "Nikita" Milare Kitkat777 - Oct 11, 2011
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