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Chocolate Rum Balls

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: about 24 rum balls
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4 ounces semisweet chocolate, cut into small pieces

4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, cut into small pieces

1 stick butter, cut into small pieces

4 cups powdered sugar

2 tablespoons dark rum

Chocolate sprinkles, for rolling


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the 2 types of chocolate and melt over a double boiler. (Or in a metal bowl over a pot of simmering water.) Whisk in the butter pieces. Whisk in the sugar and the rum.
  2. Put the sprinkles in a bowl. Roll the chocolate mixture into small balls, about 1 1/2 inches each. Roll them in the sprinkles until they are fully coated. Store them in an airtight container.