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Chocolate Rum Balls

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Ingredients
  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)
  Eggs 2
  Rum flavoring 1 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Chocolate wafer cookies 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), crushed into crumbs
  Colored fancies 2 Tablespoon (Tiny Colored Bead Decoration)
  Chocolate sprinkles 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine butter, icing sugar and chocolate chips in saucepan.
Heat and stir to melt.
Add eggs.
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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Kneading
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

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

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Chocolate Rum Balls Recipe