Friday, December 23, 2011

Chocolate Covered Coconut Macadamia Rum Balls



A great combinations of flavors to add to your cookie or candy tray!

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 1/2 cups chopped macadamia nuts
3 tablespoons light corn syrup
1/2 cup rum
3 1/4 cups crushed vanilla wafers
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 pkg. (12 oz.) chocolate chips
1 cup coconut
Combine crushed vanilla wafers, 3/4 cup powdered sugar, cocoa and nuts.
Mix in the corn syrup and rum.
Shape into 1-inch balls;
Melt chocolate in the microwave stirring every 30 seconds till melted. Using two fork dip each ball into the chocolate, sprinkle with coconut and place on wax paper to dry
Store in the refrigerator for a few days before serving to seep the flavors of the rum.

13 comments:

Angie's Recipes said...

Anything with macadamia nuts...I am sold!
Happy Holidays!
Angie

Federica said...

These bonbons sound delicious. Macadamia nuts are great. Bye, have wonderful Christmas holidays :)

Tina said...

Coconut, Macadamias and rum-yes this does get a grand thumbs up from me-yum! Nothing like a little taste of the tropics when it is chilly outside. Have a great day Claudia!

Lizzy said...

Mmmmmm....the perfect holiday treat! Merry Xmas, my friend!!!

Katherines Corner said...

Yummy you had me at coconut! Happy Holidays xo

ARLENE said...

You have managed to make a favorite cookie into food for the god(goddesses)! Would you believe we can hardly find a can of macadamias here in NY. Seems like everyone wants them for Christmas. Merry Christmas to you!

Shelby said...

This would be hard to resist! Have a great Christmas Claudia!

Curt said...

These look delicious Claudia. It's not the holidays without rum balls! I really like the coconut coating!

Andrea the Kitchen Witch said...

These are happiness rolled into a ball and dipped in chocolate! Merry Christmas!

Parsley Sage said...

Deliciously naughty!

Have a safe and happy holidays :)

Buzzed

Pam said...

Perfect, perfect! They look delicious and are filled with yummy ingredients! Coconut for sure! Have a very Merry Christmas with your family and friends, Claudia!!!

Reeni said...

I would pop these delicacies in my mouth faster than you can say Merry Christmas!

Kiri W. said...

'm dying a little just reading this! I am so addicted to coconuts, as of late, and rum balls have always been one of my favorite Christmas treats :)