Recipe of the day! Cherry Rum Balls

Ingredients:

* 1 cup HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
* 1/2 cup rum
* 1/4 cup light corn syrup
* 3 cups finely crushed vanilla wafer cookies(about 80 cookies)
* 1-1/2 cups finely chopped pecans
* 1/2 cup powdered sugar
* Additional powdered sugar
* Red candied cherries, halved (optional)

Directions:
1. Place chocolate chips in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted. Stir in rum and corn syrup.

2. Stir together vanilla wafer crumbs, pecans, and 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Drizzle chocolate mixture over crumb mixture, stirring until well blended. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls; roll in powdered sugar. If desired, place cherry half in center of each cookie, pressing down lightly.

3. Store in airtight container several days to develop flavor. Before serving, roll balls in additional powdered sugar, if desired. About 4 dozen cookies.

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About Michelle :-)

Michelle Hoffmann is the owner, editor and publisher of The 24KaratMarketer Ezine – http://free24karatmarketer.com, an online publication that is dedicated to helping marketers, new and experienced, succeed in their online businesses. She is also a mother, writer, photographer and student. Yes, she does it all!

Posted on April 26, 2012, in Chocolate Recipes and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Great Recipe! We are opening a B&B in Virginia and these would be a great add to our afternoon tea menu! Thanks!

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