Formed Cookies Rum Ball Recipes by Angel

posted by Angel 11-25-99 3:00 AM

Rum Balls

1 cup finely chopped chocolate wafers
11/2 cups chopped almonds (save 1/2 cup to roll them in) or any combination of crushed nuts
1 cup icing sugar
1 tbsp cocoa
2 tbsp light corn syrup
1/4 cup dark rum

Combine crumbs, icing sugar, 1 cup of nuts, cocoa, corn syrup and rum and mix well. Shape into 1 inch balls. Roll in nuts or dip in chocolate, sprinkles or whatever.

Chocolate Rum Balls

2 c. flour
pinch of salt
2 sticks margarine or Crisco®
12 T. Hershey's® cocoa
2 T. vanilla extract
1 t. imitation butter flavor
1 T. light or dark rum
3/4 c. 10x confectioner's sugar
1 1/2 t. Ener-G mixed with 2 T. tepid water
1/2 c. chopped walnuts or pecans

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Combine flour and salt in small bow; set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, cream margarine, cocoa, flavorings, sugar, and egg substitute in order, blending well. Add flour mixture; combine thoroughly. Add nuts and mix well.

Shape into small balls and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for about six minutes. Cool on wire rack.

When room temperature, place cookies in a large ziplock bag into which about a cup of 10x sugar has been placed; turn bag gently to coat cookies with the sugar.

Makes about 100 dainty cookies.

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