Kitchen Gift Idea: Mocha Walnut Rum Balls

Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Jar Gift & Kitchen Mixes & Gifts from The Kitchen Kitchen Gift Idea: Mocha Walnut Rum Balls

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      Mocha Walnut Rum Balls
      from Chocolate Lovers Cookies and Brownies

      1 pkg 8 1/2 oz chocolate cookie wafers
      2 c powdered sugar, divided
      1 1/4 c finely chopped toasted walnuts
      2 tbsp instant coffee granules
      1/3 to 1/2 c rum
      2 tbsp light corn syrup
      1/2 tsp instant espresso coffee powder

      Pulverize cookie wafers in food processor or blender to form powdery crumbs.

      combine crumbs, 1 1/2 c of the sugar and walnuts in a lg bowl. Dissolve
      coffee
      granules in 1/3 c rum. Stir in corn syrup.

      Blend into crumb mixture til
      crumbs
      are moistened enough to hold together.

      Add 2 – 3 tbsp more rum, if necessary.

      Shape into 1 inch balls

      Mix the remaining 1/2 c sugar with the espresso coffee powder.

      Roll balls in sugar mixture to coat.

      Store loosely packed between sheets of waxed paper or foil in airtight
      container
      up to 2 wks.

      Makes about 100 balls

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Jar Gift & Kitchen Mixes & Gifts from The Kitchen Kitchen Gift Idea: Mocha Walnut Rum Balls