Kickin Rum Balls

Kickin Rum Balls Recipe

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stephanie f


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.


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1 Hr 15 Min


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  • 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.

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