Altschul Recipe Database: Rum Balls

Recipe: Rum Balls
This is a Dessert Dish.
Full Recipe: Fannie Farmer Cookbook
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vanilla wafers
coconut OR pecans
white corn syrup
2 cups vanilla wafers, crushed fine
1 cup finely chopped coconut OR pecans
1 cup confectioner's sugar
2 tbsp cocoa
2 tbsp white corn syrup
1/3 cup rum (or other alcohol)
(optional, for rolling) instant coffee

Mix all ingredients well. Shape by teaspoonfuls into firm balls. Roll balls in confectioner's sugar, instant coffee, or dry cocoa.

Store in tightly covered container for at least 1 week to fully develop the flavor.