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mom's rum balls

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Recipe by
Dana Ramsey
Somewhere in, PA

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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Ingredients For mom's rum balls

  • 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)

How To Make mom's rum balls

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

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