[CnD] Sugar's remake of Cherry Rum Balls

Danielle Ledet singingmywayin at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 09:27:41 EST 2017


These sound yummy! I already had a recipe for rum balls. I do like
flavor so a little extra is good!

On 12/24/16, Sugar via Cookinginthedark <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:
> Sugar's remake of Cherry Rum Balls
>
> Hi everyone, I ran in to this recipe yesterday and decided to make them for
> today's gathering.
> I found them to be a bit dryer than I expected with so many cookie crumbs,
> so I added one entire package of chocolate chips, not one cup.
> I also used Rumchata instead of regular rum whih was a bit milky but the
> taste is not as strong and taste wonderful with a hint of cinnamon!.
> I then doubled them in powder sugar at the end.
> The outcome was awesome!
> Here is my recipe
> Sugar
> Prep Time:
> 25 Minutes
> Skill Level:
> Intermediate(I thought it was easy)
>
> Ingredients
> Sugar:1 12ounce of Hershey's semi-sweet milk chocolate
> .         original:1 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or
> HERSHEY'S
> Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
>
> Sugar: 2 cups Rumchata
> Original:.         1/2 cup rum
>
> Sugar:
> .I doubled the 1/4 cup of light syrup
> Original:        1/4 cup light corn syrup
>
> .         3 cups fine vanilla wafer crumbs(about 80 cookies, crushed)
>
> Sugar: I used walnuts, it's what I had at hand
> Original:.         1-1/2 cups finely chopped pecans
> .         1/2 cup powdered sugar
>
> Sugar: 1 cup of dried cherries
> I mixed in with the walnuts all in the mixture
> Origianal:.         48 red candied cherries , halved*
>
> Sugar: I did not measure the last of the powder sugar, I just placed some
> in
> a bowl and rolled them till complete covered,adding more moisture.
> Original:.         1/3 cup additional powdered sugar for second rolling
> Directions
> 1. Place chocolate chips in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM
> (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 15
> seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted.
> Stir
> in rum and corn syrup.
> 2. Stir together vanilla wafer crumbs, pecans, and 1/2 cup powdered sugar.
> Drizzle chocolate mixture over crumb mixture, stirring until well blended.
> Shape mixture into 1-inch balls; roll in powdered sugar. If desired, place
> cherry half in center of each cookie, pressing down lightly.
> 3. Store in airtight container several days to develop flavor. Before
> serving, roll balls in additional powdered sugar, if desired. About 4 dozen
> cookies.
>
> It did make a lot and they were great!
> Enjoy
> Sugar
>
> "May you by your good life show your works
> in the gentleness of wisdom. James 3:13"
> -Sugar
>
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