Rum Balls

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: about 2 1/2 dozen
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1 cup walnuts

2 cups crushed vanilla wafers

1 cup powdered sugar, plus extra for rolling

1 to 2 tablespoons golden rum


  1. In a food processor combine walnuts, vanilla wafers and 1 cup of the powdered sugar; pulse several times to mix well. Add rum, a little at a time, just until moistened and it forms a soft pliable dough. Turn out dough onto work surface lightly dusted with confectioners' sugar. Dust your hands lightly with confectioners' sugar, pull off walnut-sized pieces and roll them between your palms to form compact balls. Roll again in confectioner's sugar to coat.