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.
Rum Ball Christmas Crackers
Makes about 40
21/2 cups (275 g) crushed amaretti biscuits or savoiardi (lady fingers), plus extra for rolling
1 cup (125 g) 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.