How to Make Mouthwatering Chocolate Rum Balls

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Chocolate Rum Balls in our house are also called ‘reindeer poop’ or ‘reindeer poop in the snow’. No matter what you call them, chocolate rum balls are a delicious and rich sweet treat.

These sweet chocolate truffles always remind me of the holidays when my mom would disappear into the kitchen and make all of her holiday cookies and sweets. Do you have a favorite Christmas chocolate rum balls recipe or maybe another type of recipe for rum balls without chocolate? If you don’t know how to make rum balls then you will absolutely love this easy rum balls recipe.

How to Make Mouthwatering Chocolate Rum Balls

Easy & Delicious Christmas Chocolate Rum Ball Recipe

What You Will Need

  • Chocolate Morsels
  • Nutmeg
  • Ground Cinnamon
  • Confectioners Sugar
  • Wax Paper
  • Rum Extract

How to Make Chocolate Rum balls

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  1. Melt your chocolate morsels over low heat. Make sure to stir as the chocolate melts to prevent any sticking or burning. melted chocolate chips, chocolate rum balls, rumball recipe, easy rumballs
  2. Melt the chocolate until smooth and turn off heat. Add sour cream, rum extract, and nutmeg to your melted chocolate. rumball recipe, chocolate rum balls, melted chocolate
  3. Put your chocolate rum ball mix into a small bowl and refrigerate until firm. melted chocolate, chocolate rum balls, recipe for rumballs
  4. Once firm, roll your chocolate balls into small “reindeer poop” size balls and place on wax paper. chocolate balls, rich chocolate dessert, chocolate rum balls
  5. In a separate small bowl mix your confectioner’s sugar and cinnamon. chocolate rum balls, powdered sugar mix, chocolate balls recipe
  6. Drop each rolled chocolate ball into the sugar mix. rum balls in sugar, chocolate rum balls, rumballs recipe
  7. Roll the chocolate rum ball in the sugar to coat. cinnamon sugar, chocolate rum balls recipe, chocolate truffles
  8. Easy peasy delicious chocolate rum balls are ready to eat. Or refrigerate until you are ready. chocolate rum balls, chocolate truffles, rum ball recipe
Chocolate Rum Balls Recipe

Chocolate Rum Balls Recipe

Delicious, rich, sweet chocolate rum balls. How to Make Mouthwatering Chocolate Rum Balls. Sweet, rich delicious chocolate rum balls. Perfect Christmas dessert or a holiday treat.


  • 11 oz package Nestle Chocolate Morsels
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 tsp rum extract
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  1. in a small saucepan over low heat melt choc morsels, stir until smooth, remove from heat
  2. stir in sour cream, rum, and nutmeg
  3. put in a small bowl and refrigerate until smooth
  4. shape into balls and put on wax paper
  5. combine confectioners sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl
  6. roll each ball in the mixture to coat
  7. refrigerate

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