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“This is my Mother's chocolate rum ball recipe. I used to wait all year for Xmas just to eat these. Since I've grown up, my friends and family now wait all year for me to make them. Co-workers love them too. I've never put rum in them, but have added some peppermint schnapps for something different. Best if they can sit in the fridge for at least a night.”
45 balls

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 250 g milk coffee biscuits
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 (400 g) can condensed milk
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 cup shredded coconut, plus
  • extra shredded coconut, for rolling


  1. You'll need a large bowl for mixing, a small bowl for the extra cocont for rolling, and a deep tray for the finished balls for the fridge.
  2. Crush biscuits - smash in a bag, or in a food processor - leave some bits the size of a pinkie fingernail for crunch.
  3. Mix crushed biscuits, coconut, cocoa and condensed milk.
  4. Add a bit of rum or other if desired.
  5. Roll mixture into small balls - inch or less diameter.
  6. Roll balls in coconut and place on a tray.
  7. Put tray full of balls into fridge.

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