Last updated on February 6th, 2020 at 02:02 pm
Creamy and Boozy Pecan Rum Balls are the perfect sweet treat for the holidays. Sweet, buttery, and studded with toasted pecans, the rum balls can be left naked, dipped in chocolate, or rolled in festive sprinkles.
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Pecan Rum Balls
Have you ever had rum balls? How about bourbon balls? They are practically the same thing just different in spirit.
Just take me to the PECAN RUM BALLS Recipe Already!
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No-Bake Rum Balls are easy to make
In less than 5 minutes you can have the rum balls ready to go!
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Can you make rum balls without vanilla wafers?
This is the perfect recipe for that! Of course, it makes them a little more potent:)
Some FAQ about Pecan Rum Balls:
- Q: Can I freeze the pecan rum balls?
A: Yes, you can freeze them for up to a month in an airtight container.
- Q: How long with the rum balls last?
A: In the refrigerator, they will last for two weeks. Unless you eat them all before that.
- Q: Can I substitute almonds or walnuts?
A: You sure can!
- Q: Can I add a different alcohol besides rum?
A: You sure can, but you might have to call them by a different name LOL.
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Easy PECAN RUM BALLS Recipe
- 2 pounds powdered sugar
- 1 1/2 sticks of butter
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1/2 cup rum
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- Mix together the rum and lemon juice.
- Set aside.
- Mix together the butter and powdered sugar.
- Pour the rum and lemon juice mixture in the powdered sugar/butter mix.
- Stir until combined.
- Fold in the pecans.
- Shape into 1-inch balls.
- I like to use an ice cream scoop so they are all the same size.
- Roll in sprinkles if desired.
- Place in the refrigerator and let chill for 1 hour.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 50 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 114Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 22mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 0gSugar: 18gProtein: 0g
This nutrition information was generated via a third party, Nutritionix, and can not be held liable for any discrepancies in the information provided.
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Instant Pot Peppermint Hot Chocolate from The Crumby Kitchen
Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate from Rants From My Crazy Kitchen
Salted Caramel Mocha Latte from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
Eggnog Gingerbread Layer Cake from Culinary Adventures with Camilla
Italian Anise Biscotti from Blogghetti
No-Bake Gingerbread Cheesecake from Daily Dish Recipes
Orange Meltaways from An Affair from the Heart
Snowman Christmas Cake from The Redhead Baker
Snowmen Macarons from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures
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