Holiday Rum Balls

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  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Yield: approximately 3 dozen
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2 cups fine vanilla wafer cookie crumbs

1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar, divided

1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped fine

1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon dark rum

1/4 cup dark corn syrup

2 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. In a large bowl combine wafer crumbs, 1 cup confectioners' sugar, walnuts, rum, corn syrup, butter and knead together. Roll into 1 inch balls and then into remaining confectioners' sugar. Arrange rum balls on a baking sheet, cover well with plastic wrap and let sit for 48 hours.