Friday, August 18, 2006

Mocha Walnut Rum Balls Candy Recipe - Coffee Recipes

Mocha Walnut Rum Balls
from Chocolate Lovers Cookies and Brownies
Submitted to the Coffee Creations blog by Christi

1 pkg 8 1/2 oz chocolate cookie wafers
2 c powdered sugar, divided
1 1/4 c finely chopped toasted walnuts
2 tbsp instant coffee granules
1/3 to 1/2 c rum
2 tbsp light corn syrup
1/2 tsp instant espresso coffee powder

Pulverize cookie wafers in food processor or blender to form powdery crumbs. Combine crumbs, 1 1/2 c powdered sugar and walnuts in a large bowl. Dissolve coffee granules in 1/3 c rum. Stir in corn syrup. Blend into crumb mixture until crumbs are moistened enough to hold together. Add 2 - 3 tbsp more rum, if necessary. Shape into 1 inch balls. Mix the remaining 1/2 c sugar with the espresso coffee powder. Roll balls in sugar mixture to coat. Store loosely packed between sheets of waxed paper or foil in airtight container up to 2 weeks.Makes about 100 balls

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