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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.

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


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1 box
vanilla wafer s
1/2 c
1/2 c
1 lb
walnuts, ground
1 Tbsp
hershey's cocoa
1 lb
confectioner's sugar

How to Make HONEY RUM BALLS (sallye)


  • 1Please 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
  • 2Roll balls in confectioners sugar, covering completely
  • 3Store in airtight container for at least 15 days before serving to allow ingredients to blend(will keep up to 6 weeks)
  • 4You 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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