Italian Rum Squares

Carol Junkins


These rum squares taste like you bought them at a fancy Italian bakery ! Very impressive if you bring them to a cookout or get together. They are sooo easy you will be surprised !
Also delicious !


★★★★★ 2 votes

13 X 9
10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 pkg
    stella d'oro anise sponge
  • 1/2 c
    milk to dip the anise sponge in
  • 1 large
    pkg of vanilla pudding
  • 3-4 tsp
    rum flavoring
  • ·
  • ·
    marachino cherries
  • 1 small
    container of cool whip
  • ·
    chopped walnuts (optional)

How to Make Italian Rum Squares


  1. Dip Anise Sponge (cut sides) in milk very quickly, so that they do not become soggy. Place in 9x13"
    baking dish. Cook pudding according to package directions and add 3-4 teaspoons of pure rum flavoring. Pour on top of Anise layer and cool in refrigerator .
  2. When cool, spread top with small container of cool whip and cut into squares. Place each square in individual cup cake papers, sprinkle each with chopped walnuts and top with a cherry.

    Must keep refrigerated.

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About Italian Rum Squares

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #rum

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