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Coconut Rum Balls


  • 2 1/2 cups finely crushed vanilla wafer cookies
  • 2 teaspoons rum flavoring
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons powdered cocoa
  • 1/4 cup good rum
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1 can coconut
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup


  1. Mix together vanilla wafers, confectioners' sugar, nuts and cocoa.
  2. Add corn syrup, rum and rum flavoring.
  3. Mix well with hands and roll into 1-inch balls.
  4. Roll in confectioners' sugar.
  5. If mixture feels a little dry, add more rum, a little at a time.


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