These no-bake treats are made with crushed vanilla wafers, ground pecans, mini chocolate chips, corn syrup and, of course, rum.
INGREDIENTS (for 9 servings):
- 1 (16 ounce) package vanilla wafers, crushed very fine
- 2 cups ground pecans
- 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 (12 ounce) package miniature semisweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup corn syrup
- 1/2 cup rum
- confectioners' sugar for rolling
In a large bowl combine crushed vanilla wafers, ground pecans, cocoa and chocolate chips. Stir in corn syrup and rum; mix well into a thick dough.
Coat palms of hand with confectioners' sugar and roll dough into balls no larger than a quarter. Place on a cookie sheet, foil or wax paper to dry.
Let balls dry for 1 hour. Roll in confectioners' sugar and seal in airtight containers.