Bourbon (Rum) Balls (No Bake Cookies)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

These I make my request of my sis Lydia. Her favorite! I've also use walnuts. The food processor make this so very easy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place wafers and pecans in food processor and pulse till crumbly.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and pulse till smooth.
  3. Shape into balls about 1 inch in diameter.
  4. Roll in powdered sugar and chill.
  5. This mixture is sticky, so keep finger and palms of hands dusted with sugar while shaping cookies.
  6. It helps if hands and kitchen is cool.


Most Helpful

These were totally awesome! They went like hotcakes at my office party today. I used food service gloves when I made the cookies into balls--voila! no sticking! After I chilled them for about an hour, I re-rolled them in the powdered sugar, as the powdered sugar from the first roll got absorbed. They were much better after sitting overnight in the fridge. I got 34 1" rum balls out of the recipe.

Loves2Cook! December 23, 2011

Super good and so easy! I made these ahead of time and allowed them to sit in the fridge in a sealed container for 3 days before handing them out to my friends and family...Lots of requests for more! <br/><br/>Thanks for this easy and delicious recipe.

lorri70 December 14, 2013

All I have to say is MMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!!
I did not find they needed to mellow, they were fine as is. I also didn't experience the dough sticking to my hands.

lil' Lori December 21, 2012

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