Christmas Rum Balls(Or Bourbon Balls)

Recipe by Bergy
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 2 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2 12
    cups vanilla wafers, crushed (a 250g box of Christies vanilla wafers equals 2 1/2 cups)
  • 2
    tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 14
  • 12
    cup spiced rum (the rum is called Spiced Rum) or 1/2 cup Bourbon
  • 2
    tablespoons white corn syrup (one brand is Karo)
  • 1
    cup pecans or 1 cup walnuts, broken
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift the cocoa with 1 cup sugar.
  • Stir in the spiced rum mixed with the syrup.
  • Add crushed vanilla wafers and nuts.
  • Mix thoroughly.
  • Shape mixture into walnut sizes balls and dredge with remaining sugar or leave them plain.
  • Store in a tin.
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