Rum Balls III Recipe

  • 1 (16 ounce) package vanilla wafers, crushed very fine
  • 2 cups ground pecans
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 (12 ounce) package miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup rum
  • confectioners' sugar for rolling
  1. In a large bowl combine crushed vanilla wafers, ground pecans, cocoa and chocolate chips. Stir in corn syrup and rum; mix well into a thick dough.
  2. Coat palms of hand with confectioners' sugar and roll dough into balls no larger than a quarter. Place on a cookie sheet, foil or wax paper to dry.
  3. Let balls dry for 1 hour. Roll in confectioners' sugar and seal in airtight containers.