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.
Makes about 40
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
In a large bowl, combine biscuit crumbs, pecans, icing sugar and cocoa.
Combine rum, honey and water; stir into crumb mixture.
Shape into 2.5 cm (1 inch) balls.
Roll in extra icing sugar and/or crumbs.
Store in an airtight container.