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Rum Balls

5 simple ingredients transform into bite-sized indulgence in this rum balls recipe. They assemble in minutes & will disappear even faster! Makes a big batch!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword How Do I Make Rum Balls, How To Make Rum Balls, Rum Balls, Rum Balls Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 692kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 1 (12-ounce) package, plus more for rolling vanilla wafers (and or sugar wafers)
  • 1 (16-ounce) package pecan pieces
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup Bourbon
  • 1/3 cup dark rum


  • Add 12 ounces of vanilla wafers to the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until the cookies are fine crumbs. Transfer crumbs to a large mixing bowl and set aside.
  • Add the pecan pieces to the same food processor bowl. Pulse until the pecans are finely chopped. Mix the chopped pecans into the cookie crumbs.
  • Add the honey, bourbon, and rum to the mixing bowl and mix until evenly combined.
  • Shape into 1 inch balls, then roll the balls in either sugar and or additional vanilla wafer crumbs.


Serving: 1/8 of the recipe | Calories: 692kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 15g | Monounsaturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 296mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 0.1mg