Naughty Elf Rum Balls

Melanie Campbell

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@RossCampbell

These balls are so quick and easy to make. They make a nice addition to the baked goodies that you give as gifts. Make these about a week before you want to serve them as they mellow and the sharp strong alcohol taste blends in more with the other ingredients. Store in a tin with a tight lid.


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Serves:

2 dozen

Prep:

20 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
cups vanilla wafers, crushed
2 Tbsp
cocoa
1 1/4 c
icing sugar
1/2 c
spiced rum (the rum is called spiced rum) or 1⁄2 cup bourbon
2 Tbsp
white corn syrup (one brand is karo)
1 c
pecans or 1 cup walnuts, broken

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift the cocoa with 1 cup sugar.
Stir in the spiced rum mixed with the syrup.
Add crushed vanilla wafers and nuts.
Mix thoroughly.
Shape mixture into walnut sizes balls and dredge with remaining sugar or leave them plain.
Store in a tin.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: English
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom