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Easy Christmas Crackers With A Tasty Twist

Pack three rum balls in a tube of paper inside a square of cellophane. Then twist the ends to make a cracker-shaped party favour.

Easy Christmas Crackers With A Tasty Surprise
Handyman Magazine

Nothing tastes more like Christmas than a handful of rich and dense rum balls.

This year, why not make your Christmas crackers delicious and fun with these easy and quick Christmas staples.

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Rum Ball Christmas Crackers
Rum Ball Christmas Crackers
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Makes about 40

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups (275g) crushed amaretti biscuits or savoiardi (lady fingers), plus extra for rolling

1 cup (125g) ground pecans

1 cup (125 g) icing (confectioners’) sugar, plus extra for rolling

2 heaped tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

1/4 cup (125 ml) rum

3 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons water

Step 1
Step 1
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In a large bowl, combine biscuit crumbs, pecans, icing sugar and cocoa. Combine rum, honey and water; stir into crumb mixture.
Step 2
Step 2
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Shape into 2.5 cm (1 inch) balls. Roll in extra icing sugar and/or crumbs. Store in an airtight container.


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