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kickin rum balls

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
stephanie f
brooklyn, NY

This is a combination of several recipes from this site. Not a kid friendly recipe. Each one is like a shot. First time i made them for a party they vanished,then people were wondering how they got so tipsy so fast on one or two drinks.

★★★★★ 1
serves at least 20
prep time 1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients For kickin rum balls

  • 1 box
    nilla wafers crushed
  • 1 c
    walnuts chopped or crushed (or any nuts you like)
  • 1/2 c
    sugar, granulated,powdered or splenda
  • 2 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 3 tsp
    karo syrup, light
  • 1/2 c
    rum (or any liquor you prefer)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    graham crackers, crushed
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar,or cocoa powder

How To Make kickin rum balls

  • 1
    Add vanilla to rum set aside, or use captain morgans spiced rum. Combine nilla wafers,walnuts,cocoa powder,sugar.
  • 2
    Add karo syrup and rum,mix well, if mixture is too watery add small amounts of graham cracker crumbs till mixture is a bit stiff. Let sit at room temp for 35 mins uncovered.
  • 3
    Shape into 1 inch balls or smaller.Roll in powdered sugar or cocoa powder Store in airtight container.The longer they sit the stronger they get.