Need a quick and easy treat for your adult holiday parties? These super easy no-bake rum balls mixing cocoa, walnuts, and coconut are sure to be a holiday favorite!  Rum balls are super easy to make, no fuss, and a quick dessert for your holiday gathering that is sure to be a crowd pleaser! There are so many flavor variations that can be incorporated into these holiday party favorites! Try substituting cocoa for powdered sugar and adding a tsp of vanilla extract for a vanilla version.  Also, try replacing the graham crackers with Nilla Wafers for an added vanilla flavor!

Rum Balls with Walnuts


    • 1 cup cookie crumbs (chocolate graham crackers or regular graham crackers crushed)
    • 4 tbsp rum
    • 1 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts – split
    • 2 tbsp light corn syrup
    • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa


    1. Crush graham crackers until they are a fine crumbly consistency
    1. Combine graham crackers, sugar, 1 cup of the walnuts, corn syrup, rum, and cocoa and mix well.
    1. Form into 1 inch balls
    1. Roll each ball in the remaining 1/2 cup walnuts
  1. Air dry for about an hour

Tip: Store in an airtight container in the fridge. 

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