Saturday, December 15, 2007

Rum Balls

3 c. finely crushed vanilla wafers (about 75 cookies)
2 c. powdered sugar
1 c. finely chopped pecans or walnuts
1/4 c. cocoa
1/2 c. dark rum
1/4 c. light corn syrup
Granulated or powdered sugar

Mix crushed wafers, powdered sugar, nuts and cocoa.
Stir in rum and corn syrup.
Shape mixture into 1 inch balls.
Roll in granulated sugar or powdered sugar.
Refrigerate in tightly covered container seven days before serving.
Makes 5 dozen.