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Chocolate rum balls are the perfect holiday indulgance! Made from graham cracker crumbs, this no make dessert is a great addition to your holiday gathering and easy to transport. Give this decadent confection a try!

Rum Balls

Chocolate rum balls are the perfect holiday indulgence! Made from graham cracker crumbs, this no-bake dessert is a great addition to your holiday gathering and easy to transport. Give this decadent confection a try!  
Course Dessert
Keyword candy, chocolate balls, christmas, christmas baking, christmas dessert, coconut candies, holidays, homemade candies, no bake dessert, no-bake, rum, rum balls
Prep Time 20 minutes
Chill 1 hour
Servings 20 balls

Ingredients

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup bittersweet chocolate grated
  • 1/3 cup dark rum2 tablespoons dark rum
  • 2 tablespoons agave syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup chocolate sprinkles
  • ½ cup shredded coconut

Instructions

  1. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In large bowl, whisk together graham cracker crumbs, cocoa powder,  powdered sugar, ground almonds, and chocolate shavings.
  3. Stir in the vanilla, agave syrup and 1/3 cup of rum.
  4. Chill for 15 minutes.
  5. Scoop out about a level tablespoon amount of dough for each ball. Roll the dough into even size balls using the palms of your hands. Place on the lined tray.
  6. Pour the additional rum into a shallow bowl and pour sprinkles and coconut onto separate small bowls or plates.
  7. Roll each ball in the rum and then in the sprinkles or coconut.
  8. Put back on tray and allow to dry.
  9. Chill for an hour. Serve chilled or at room temperature. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Recipe Notes

You can substitute colorful sprinkles, cocoa powder, powdered sugar or finely chopped nuts in place of the coconut or chocolate sprinkles.