Friday, December 01, 2006

Day 5 - Rum Balls

(Day 5 of the 12 Days of Holiday cookies. Look for another recipe Monday.)

2 T. corn syrup or honey
2 c. vanilla wafers, ground
1 c. powdered sugar
2 T. cocoa powder
1 c. nuts, ground
1/4 to 1/3 c. rum
Granulated sugar

In a large bowl, combine corn syrup or honey, vanilla wafers, powdered sugar, cocoa powder and nuts. Add 1/4 cup of rum. Mix well. Mixture should be able to hold a ball shape but not be too tacky. In necessary, add more rum to get the right consistency. Shape into balls about the diameter of a nickel. roll in granulated sugar. Store in an airtight container.


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