Mom's Rum Balls

Mom's Rum Balls Recipe

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Dana Ramsey


While going through some of my mother's handwritten cookbooks, I found this recipe and remember how yummy they are. Unfortunately she did not state how many servings it makes. I am assuming a couple dozen.

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1 lb
vanilla wafers ground fine
1/2 c
rum (yes you read correctly)
1/2 c
white karo
1 c
pecan meal (pecans ground fine)


1Mix all ingredients thoroughly. Let stand overnight at room temp.
2Sift powdered sugar on wax paper. Form balls (size of hickorynuts), roll in powdered sugar until well coated.
3Store at least 24 hours before serving. Do not pack layers on top of each otehr. Store in air tight container.

About Mom's Rum Balls

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy