Coconut Rum Balls

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  • Published Dec 27th
  • Servings4
  • Calories1063
These are incredibly sweet and wonderfully crunchy. Make them ahead. They taste even better after a few days.

Coconut Rum Balls Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Coconut Rum Balls for 4 servings:

  • 1 (12 ounce) package vanilla wafers, crushed
  • 1 1/3 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1/8 cup confectioners' sugar

Coconut Rum Balls Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Coconut Rum Balls easily:

  1. 1 In a large bowl, combine crumbs, coconut, & nuts. Add sweetened condensed milk & rum; mix well. Chill 4 hours.
  2. 2 Shape into 1- inch balls. Roll in sugar. Store in covered container in refrigerator 24 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 1063 calories; 50.8 grams of fat; 133.7 grams of carbohydrates; 16.6 grams of protein; 33 milligrams of cholesterol; 453 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 28th 2008

    These made excellent gifts for friends, everyone loved them. I upped the rum amount to 1/2cup as others suggested. I also let them sit overnight before rolling them and they weren't too wet. ...

  2. Jul 14th 2008

    This is a gorgeous recipe, but after much debate with my husband, I used white chocolate crushed into bits and sultanas instead of walnuts and coconut. Also, I added 2 tablespoons of cocoa t ...

  3. Feb 22nd 2008

    TO DIE FOR!! these were wonderful, i didn't change a thing. so rich.

  4. Jun 9th 2007

    Absolutely delicious-taste like a Mounds Bar! One thing to note, I would be sure that they are ate before a few days, as the longer they sit, the stronger the alcohol becomes.

  5. Dec 30th 2006

    Even after 24 hrs this "dough" was still wet, sticky, and inedible. After crushing and adding an ADDITIONAL box of wafers, they were fine. Seriously: how did these work out for so many other ...

  6. Dec 2nd 2006

    GORGEOUS, GORGEOUS, GORGEOUS!!! These are a big hit! The balls themselves are nice, but dipping them in chocolate takes them to a whole new level of DELISH. I did some of them with the powde ...

  7. Dec 26th 2005

    I made these several days ago for all my neighbor's Christmas treat plates.....they are the best rum balls I've had and the neighbors want more!!! Very addictive and hard to resist.

  8. Dec 22nd 2003

    Recipe came out good but needed a bit more rum. I put in 1/2 cup coconut rum and they were still a little dry.

  9. Dec 5th 2001

    This recipe was easy and delicious. I agree that they only improve with age. I could not make enough of them to satisfy the crowd at work. Definitely a hit!