Really Good Rum Balls

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by blucoat

This is a fabulous and easy no-bake recipe from "The Complete Christmas Cookbook", by Canadian Living. These must sit (and then be chilled) before serving. To make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper in airtight container and refrigerate or freeze for up to 1 month.

Top Review by Chef Regina V. Smith

Fabulous and Easy. If you are a lazy Christmas baker, then this is the recipe for you. Keep them away from the kids!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line trays with waxed paper; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together icing sugar, almonds and bittersweet chocolate. Add 1/4 cup (50ml) of the rum and vanilla, stirring until moist; press together. Chill until firm enough to roll, about 15 minutes.
  3. Roll by rounded 1tsp (95ml) into balls, moistening and wiping hands with damp cloth as needed. Place on prepared trays.
  4. Pour remaining rum into shallow bowl. Pour chocolate sprinkles into separate shallow bowl. Roll balls in rum then in chocolate, pressing lightly so chocolate sticks. Let dry on tray, about 1 hour. Refrigerate until firm.

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