Monday, September 25, 2023 skip to main content

Our Best Rum Balls

Category: Desserts

Our Best Rum Balls

Rum balls are a truffle-like confection, being sweet, dense balls flavored with chocolate and rum. As their name implies, these sweets contain rum and because they are not baked, the alcohol flavor and kick are not lost during baking. This sweet is especially popular during the holiday more


Our Best Rum Balls

  • 8 ounces walnuts, finely ground
  • 8 ounces (2 bars) German sweet chocolate, finely grated
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 4-6 ounces chocolate sprinkles
  • About 1 tablespoon Bacardi dark rum


In bowl mix together walnuts, sweet chocolate, sugar and half the egg whites. Add enough rum to moisten mixture so it holds together to form dough. Shape mixture into 1" balls. Roll balls in remaining egg white, then in chocolate sprinkles. Set aside on waxed paper to dry. Store in waxed paper-lined covered tin until ready to serve. Will keep fresh for about two weeks.

Our site requires cookies and various 3rd party services to function properly. To continue using you must consent to our Cookie & Privacy Policy.
Continuing to use the our site signifies your acceptance.