Chocolate Rum Balls
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened|
|Confectioners sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Semi sweet chocolate chips||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Rum flavoring||1 Teaspoon|
|Chocolate wafer cookies||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), crushed into crumbs|
|Colored fancies||2 Tablespoon (Tiny Colored Bead Decoration)|
|Chocolate sprinkles||2 Tablespoon|
Combine butter, icing sugar and chocolate chips in saucepan.
Heat and stir to melt.
Stir until thickened.
Remove from heat.
Stir in rum flavoring, water and crumbs.
Scrape into foil lined bowl and chill.
It will seem very granular at this point.
Divide dough into 3 parts.
It will be almost hard as a rock.
Squeeze, knead and work dough until it can be shaped.
Roll into a log about 1 1/2 inches (4 cm) in diameter.
Roll in colored or chocolate sprinkles.
Store in plastic bag in refrigerator.
Slice to use.
Calories 439 Calories from Fat 194
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22 g33.7%
Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 67.9 mg22.6%
Sodium 93 mg3.9%
Total Carbohydrates 60 g19.9%
Dietary Fiber 0.05 g0.19%
Sugars 44.8 g
Protein 4 g7.1%
Vitamin A 6.6% Vitamin C
Calcium 0.8% Iron 1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet