Jennifer Dempsey

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rum Balls

Print This Recipe Print This Recipe

Simple and delicious chocolate rum balls made with dark chocolate peanut butter make a festive treat for any occasion!

Prep time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 40-45 minutes
Total time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Yield: 24 balls

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rum Balls

Ingredients

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rum Balls Ingredients - Dark Chocolate Dreams peanut butter

3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup Dark Chocolate Dreams peanut butter
1/4 cup rum
1/3 cup turbinado or sanding sugar

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray an 8×8-inch baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.

2. In a medium bowl mix flour and salt together.

3. Using an electric mixer cream butter and sugar.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rum Balls - cream butter and sugar

4. Add in eggs, vanilla extract, and peanut butter until blended.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rum Balls - Add in eggs, vanilla extract, and peanut butter

5. Gradually mix in flour mixture until combined.

6. Pour batter in prepared baking dish and bake for 40-45 minutes until cake tester inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool completely.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rum Balls - Pour batter in prepared baking dish

7. Break up brownies and place in a food processor. Pulse a few times until mixture is coarse and crumbly. Transfer mixture to a large bowl.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rum Balls - Pulse a few times until mixture is coarse and crumbly

8. Pour rum over crumbs and mix with hands until mixture forms a ball.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rum Balls - Pour rum over crumbs

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rum Balls - mix with hands until mixture forms a ball

9. Make 1 tablespoon size balls with mixture then roll in sugar. Place on parchment lined baking sheet.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rum Balls - Make 1 tablespoon size balls with mixture then roll in sugar

10. Chill balls for 1-2 hours before serving.

11. Store leftover balls in an airtight container.

PEANUT BUTTER GIVEAWAY

What other kinds of balls would you like to see us make?

Leave a comment below with your answer to enter for a chance at winning a jar of of Dark Chocolate Dreams peanut butter, the peanut butter used in this recipe.

DETAILS:

– The giveaway is open to USA residents only and will run until Tuesday, December 3rd, 2015 at 11:59 PM EST.
– One entry per person.
– Winner(s) will be generated via a random number generator and notified via the contact email provided on the comment form.
– Winner(s) will have until 12/10/15 to claim their prize or we will choose another winner.
– Winner will win one jar of Dark Chocolate Dreams peanut butter. Product will be shipped by Peanut Butter & Co.
– No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. Must be 18 years of age to enter. See Official Giveaway Rules.

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rum Balls