Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 0 mins

My sister-in-law shared this recipe with me. She makes them for special occasions. Use good quality rum.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Crush vanilla wafers to a fine crumb.
  2. In a large bowl combine wafer crumbs, honey, rum, and nuts.
  3. Stir to form a stiff sticky dough.
  4. Shape into 1 inch balls and roll in powdered sugar.
  5. Store in an air-tight container.


Most Helpful

Give your sister-in-law a big KISS!!! These are wonderful!!! We prefer Pecans over Walnuts, so that's what I used. I also try to avoid using corn syrup (YUK) as much as possible & I had plenty of honey, so that worked out just fine. I added 2 T. HERSHEY's UNsweetened Cocao to the powdered sugar (1 c.) YUMMY!!! THANKS for sharing!!!

Ackman December 15, 2009

Yummy! With honey and walnuts you can almost fool yourself that these are healthy- at least they are a healthier version of a holiday treat!

m0m December 24, 2008

These are always popular with my family and friends. I measure one pound of walnuts but otherwise use all other measurements as written. I love that they are simple and don't contain corn syrup, which is flavorless. The honey adds a nice mellowness to the flavor. I use Bacardi rum but I bet a good vanilla rum would be tasty as well.

Halima Dances December 12, 2015

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