Dessert Delight

Dessert Delight

Rum Balls (I used Ameretta)

Makes 4 dozen

11oz box of vanilla wafer cookies, broken in to finely chopped crumbs
1 cup finely chopped pecans
1 cup confectioners sugar plus ½ cup for dusting
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
⅓ cup light or dark rum
⅓ cup Karo light or dark corn syrup

In a large bowl stir together vanilla wafer crumbs, chopped pecans, confectioners sugar and unsweetened cocoa powder.  Stir in rum and corn syrup until blended.  Shape in to 1” balls and roll in confectioners sugar.

Store in a tightly covered container.

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