Chocolate Orange Rum Balls

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Total Time
4hrs 20mins
20 mins
4 hrs

Every year my boyfriend and I bake for all our friends and family a whole selection of goodies. The ones with alcohol in them seem to be the favorites :) I wonder why?

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  1. Mix all dry ingredients and set aside in big bowl.
  2. Mix corn syrup, and rum together.
  3. Pour wet ingredients into dry and mix well with a fork.
  4. Let stand for 2 hours.
  5. If you like your rum balls super"rummy" you can add 1/2 cup more at this point and let it sit again for 2 hours.
  6. You can repeat the adding rum and waiting 2 hour step till it suits your taste.
  7. There is a good midpoint where the mix is not too wet and not too dry.
  8. Rolling the 1" balls should not be a sticky (too wet) or crumbly (too dry) task.
  9. Roll into balls and then roll in powdered sugar to coat.
  10. Store in sealed container.