A different kind of rum ball for adults and kids—hearty, chunky, chewy and a little dangerous.
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- 1 cup butter, softened
- 4 tablespoons water
- 1 teaspoon rum extract
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 6 tablespoons carob powder
- 3/4 cup unsweetened carob chips
- 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 4 cups rolled oats
- powdered sugar, as needed, for rolling
- sweetened flaked coconut, as needed, for rolling
- chopped walnuts, as needed, for rolling
- 1Cream butter and sugar together. Mixture should be light and fluffy.
- 2Add water, rum, and vanilla and combine.
- 3Add carob powder, chip, and oats. Mix well.
- 4Roll into small balls. If dough is not sticking together well, splash a little water on it.
- 5If desired, roll in chopped walnuts, or confectioner's sugar, or coconut, or a combination of all three.
- 6*Carob (also known as St. John's bread) is the fruit of an evergreen tree that is native to the eastern Mediterranean-a delicious, vitamin-packed, virtually fat-free substitute for chocolate, with a bittersweet tang. You can easily purchase carob powder and chips in your local health food store.
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Nutritional Facts for Drunken Snowballs
Serving Size: 1 (34 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 30
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 135.0
- Calories from Fat 61
- Total Fat 6.8 g
- Saturated Fat 4.0 g
- Cholesterol 16.2 mg
- Sodium 44.0 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 17.2 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
- Sugars 10.1 g
- Protein 1.7 g
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