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Home > Recipes > Cherry Rum Balls

Cherry Rum Balls Recipe

Cherry Rum Balls
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Prep Time:
25 Minutes
Skill Level:
Intermediate

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size:
Servings per Recipe:

  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 0 -
Calories from Fat 0 -
Total Fat 0g 0% DV
Saturated Fat 0g 0% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 0mg 0% DV
Sodium 0mg 0% DV
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugars 0g -
Protein 0g -
Vitamin A - 0% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 0% DV
Iron - 0% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • Additional powdered sugar
  • Red candied cherries, halved (optional)
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 cups fine vanilla wafer crumbs(about 80 cookies, crushed)
  • 1 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup rum

Directions

1. Place chocolate chips in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted. Stir in rum and corn syrup.

2. Stir together vanilla wafer crumbs, pecans, and 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Drizzle chocolate mixture over crumb mixture, stirring until well blended. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls; roll in powdered sugar. If desired, place cherry half in center of each cookie, pressing down lightly.

3. Store in airtight container several days to develop flavor. Before serving, roll balls in additional powdered sugar, if desired. About 4 dozen cookies.

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  • 5 stars

    4/25/2012

    I always make this for Christmas, however I omit the cherrys. Tastes great roll in powdered sugar again, right before serving.

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