Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

Not sure who brought these to our hoilday cookie swap. I do know however, that there were none left...

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 12 cups vanilla wafers, crushed
  • 1 cup chopped nuts, finely
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 12 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 dash salt
  • 12 cup rum or 12 cup brandy or 12 cup orange juice or 12 cup Bourbon
  • 2 12 tablespoons light Karo syrup


  1. Mix thoroughly and form into small balls.
  2. Roll in powdered sugar and verious coatings and wrap in wax paper.
  3. The rum balls can be rolled in a variety of coatings, i.e sliced almonds, chocolate sprinkles, or coconut.
Most Helpful

I love these.I started making them 30 years ago from my Old Settlemant cook book.They are a favorite at Christmas time.The recipe never changes and it always better the longer they set. Thank you for posting it.

School cooker May 12, 2009