1/2 cup raisins, chopped fine
1/4 cup spiced rum--1 cup confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup corn flakes
12 vanilla wafers
3/4 cup whole almond, toasted
1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1-Soak raisins and rum in small bowl until raisins plump, about 10 minutes.
2-In large bowl, whisk together confectioners' sugar, cocoa powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt until combined. Place granulated sugar in shallow dish.
3-Process cornflakes, vanilla wafers, almonds, and coconut in food processor to fine crumbs and add to confectioners' sugar mixture.
4-Mix in corn syrup, plumped raisins, and rum until mixture looks wet. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls, roll in granulated sugar, transfer to large plate, and refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
Spiced Rum Balls
Published: January 21, 2010, 12:43 pm