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Mocha Rum Balls Mix in a Jar

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  • 2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
  • 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup finely chopped almonds
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons instant coffee crystals
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)


  1. Layer ingredients into an attractive 1-quart jar, tamping down layers to eliminate air gaps.
  2. Attach the following recipe to the jar.

Mocha Rum Balls

Place contents of jar into a bowl. Add 4 to 5 tablespoons rum, espresso, and/or coffee. Form into small balls. Roll in confectioners' sugar. Place on a cookie sheet to dry. Store in an airtight container.