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Holiday Rum Balls

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ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   12

recipe id: 16945

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1 cup confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
1 cup finely chopped pecans
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 tablespoons light corn syrup
3 tablespoons rum
1/4 teaspoon almond extract


Sift cocoa and confectioners sugar together and combine with cookie crumbs and pecans. Add corn syrup, rum and flavorings. Roll into 1 inch balls, and then roll in granulated sugar. Store in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator.

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205 calories, 9 grams fat, 29 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in sodium.
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We mixed all of the ingredients together and now have a dry crumb mixture that does not hold together. Help!

CDKitchen Staff Reply:
Maybe try adding additional corn syrup in small amounts until the mixture can be rolled into balls?

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