Yummy No Bake Rum Balls

These rum balls are easy to make.  They don’t even require any cooking.  Prepare your rum balls several days ahead so the flavors mellow, and become more tasty.  You will have everyone asking you for this recipe for rum balls.

Rum Balls

Rum Balls

Thanks to tlczoo for sharing this recipe.

Rum Balls

Yummy No Bake Rum Balls

You don't even need to bake these rum balls.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cookies, Rum balls
Servings: 36
Calories: 101kcal


  • 2 tablespoons Cocoa
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Rum
  • 2 tablespoons Light Corn Syrup
  • 2 1/2 cups crushed Vanilla Wafers
  • 1 cup chopped Pecans or Walnuts
  • 2 cups Powdered Sugar (to roll balls in)


  • Mix Cocoa and Powdered Sugar. Combine and stir Rum with Light Corn Syrup. Add and mix Vanilla Wafers and chopped Nuts. Mix ingredients roll into balls. Roll each ball into powdered sugar 

Recipe Tips for the Cook

*Store in Air Tight Container. I use Plastic Freezer Zip Bags (remove excess air)to crush Vanilla Wafers and to (add air to bag) to roll the balls in Powdered Sugar.


Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Tanja

    5 stars
    I loved this reciepe… I used 1/2 walnuts and 1/2 pecans along with fresh coconut. (Left out the cocoa for those who don’t do chocolate).
    Blended them all up in the blender to get the base.
    Turned out amazing!

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