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Rum Balls - traditional Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Robyn Dickinson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 oz. chocolate chips
1/2 pound almond paste
1 cup sour cream
8 cups vanilla wafers
2 cups pecans
3 cups icing sugar 2 cups cocoa powder
1 1/2 cup melted butter
1 1/2 cup rum
chocolate sprinkles

Directions:
Directions:

1. ground vanilla wafers ( or shortbread) in food processor till fine crumbs
2. finely chop pecans - set aside in large bowl with wafer crumbs
3. add icing sugar, cocoa, blend.
4. Melt chocolate chips, butter and almond paste together
5. Add To dry ingredients till well blended. Add rum.

Place in fridge till cool. Roll spoonfuls into balls. Roll balls in sprinkles ( of finely chopped nuts.)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
lots!
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Bernie and Marg were our neighbours on Ellis Street when the boys were little. They were like grandparents to the kids. Marg hosted a neighbourhood Open House one Christmas and served these treats. They have become a family tradition.

 

 

 

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