Lola's Spicy Rum Balls

 Oh, you know Lola ♥♥♥'s spicy balls!

Lola's Spicy Rum Balls
Inspired by Lola's dear friend J-Lo who is the OG boozy ball maker
(this recipe was included in Lolember '22... )
Spicy Rum Balls
Yield: 2-3 dozen balls, which is alotta ballz

  • 300 grams of spicy gingerbread cookies OR store bought ginger snaps
    (I tested with Mi-Del Ginger Snaps, they have a GF version as well!)
  • 60 grams crystallized ginger 
  • 100 grams pecans (about 1 cup) 
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar 
  • 4 tablespoons baking cocoa 
  • 1/4 cup dark rum or brandy 
  • 3 tablespoons honey 
  • 2 tablespoons water 
  • Additional confectioners' sugar, cocoa or crushed cookies

Place cookies, crystallized ginger and pecans in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until fully ground. 

In a large bowl, mix confectioners' sugar and cocoa until blended. 

Add crushed wafers, ginger and pecans; toss to combine. 

In another bowl, combine rum, honey and water; stir into wafer mixture. 

Shape into 1-inch balls. Roll in confectioners' sugar, cocoa, crushed cookies, or a combo of all 3! 

Store in an airtight container.

Spicy Rum Balls