These balls are so quick and easy to make. They make a nice addition to the baked goodies that you give as gifts. Make these about a week before you want to serve them as they mellow and the sharp strong alcohol taste blends in more with the other ingredients. Store in a tin with a tight lid.
1Sift the cocoa with 1 cup sugar.
Stir in the spiced rum mixed with the syrup.
Add crushed vanilla wafers and nuts.
Shape mixture into walnut sizes balls and dredge with remaining sugar or leave them plain.
Store in a tin.