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I have had this recipe since 1966 from a Woman's Day holiday booklet. The only tweaking I did was to add cocoa. It is a very good holiday candy.


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Yield 3-4 dozen depending on size you make
20 Min
No-Cook or Other


How to Make HONEY RUM BALLS (sallye)


  1. Please vanilla wafers in ziplock bag and finely crush with rolling pin or meat mallet. Alternate: Pulse in food processor until finely crushed.

    Place first 5 ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix well

    Add confectioners sugar and mix well with wooden spoon.

    Shape into 1" balls
  2. Roll balls in confectioners sugar, covering completely
  3. Store in airtight container for at least 15 days before serving to allow ingredients to blend(will keep up to 6 weeks)
  4. You may need to dust with confectioners sugar again before serving

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About HONEY RUM BALLS (sallye)

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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