Total TimePrep/Total Time: 40 min.
These were good, similar to the recipe I usually use. I increased the rum to 1/2 cup for more flavor.
If you don't immediately make the balls, the mixture dries out and will not form. Act fast! Next time, to increase the flavor, I will add run extract.
Mom makes these and she uses a 1/2 cup of rum instead of a 1/4 cup
Disappointing. Can hardly taste the rum and very bland. Next time, I will use more rum and no water. Maybe add some vanilla, nutmeg or cinnamon.
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My mom has been making rum balls for as long as I can remember. Probably at least 50 years. She makes them every year. We never freeze or refrigerate and they last a very long time in an air tight container. She uses corn syrup instead of honey and has never used water. I have also rolled them in cocoa powder instead of powdered sugar. You can experiment with different cookies, nuts
"SHARLENE, YOU NEED TO USE ALL 2.5 CUPS OF WAFFERS. THE VODKA IS OK TO SUBSTITUTE FOR WATER. I MADE THESE A FEW YEARS AGO IN SEPTEMBER. PUT THEM IN FRIDGE FOR 2 WEEKS. THEN FROZE THEM UNTIL THANKSGIVING. LET THEM SIT OUT UNTIL UNTHAWED THEN PUT IN FRIDGE UNTIL XMAS. THEY GET STRONGER THE LONGER THEY SIT. ALWAYS USE DARK RUM. CRENZEL (Cruzan?) HAS 151 SINCE BACARDI QUIT MAKING IT. KRAKEN ALSO VERY GOOD WITH THIS RECIPE. NEVER USE WATER. YOU CAN VARY WITH CONDIMENTS 2 TASTE OR MAKE A FEW BATCHES TO VARY WTH COATING. I DID ALL THE CRUSHING OLD SCHOOL WITH HELP FROM MY TEENAGE SONS." Linda, don't be a dick. I'll translate your comment, too. "Could someone please explain Carl's review to me? I'm having trouble understanding it, and instead of using my brain, to figure it out, or ask for help, like a grown up, I'd rather make a snarky comment for attention."
These are delicious!
SHARLENE, YOU NEED TO USE ALL 2.5 CPS OF WFFRS. THE VODKA IS OK 2 SUB FOR WATER. I MADE THESE A FW YEARS AGO IN SEPT. PUT THM IN FRIG FOR 2WKS. THEN FROZE THM TILL THNKSGVNNG. LT THM SET OUT. TOL UNTHWD THN PUT IN FEIG TIL XMAS. THY GET MORE STRNGR THE LNGR THE SET. ALWAYS USE DRK RUM. CRENZEL HAS 151 SINCE BACARDI QT MKNG IT. KRAKEN ALSO VRY GD WTH THIS RECIPE. NVR USE WATER. U CAN VRY WITH CONDIMENTS 2 TASTE OR MAKE A FEW BATCHES TO VARY WTH COATING. I ALL THE CRHSING OLD SCHOOL WTH HELP FROM MY TNAGE SONS.
k so I made this, very sticky why ? is it maybe because I only put 1-1/2 cups of crumbs when it's suppose to be 2-1/2 cups, but anyways I had to put lots of icing sugar and when I rolled them they started to go flat like a pancake I am for sure making them again just need some tips from other people, I also did a little change, I put rum and a a little bit of vodka,,, no harm hehehe