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These 5-Ingredient Dark Chocolate Rum Balls are the Sweet Treats You Can Prep in Just 3 Steps


With just five-ingredients, you can create these rum-infused treats that make a wonderful edible gift for your family and friends. Our 5-Ingredient Dark Chocolate Rum Balls are the sweet, decadent surprise anyone would love, and you can prep them in just three steps. That means no standing over the stove! To make our 5-Ingredient Dark Chocolate Rum Balls, check out the recipe below.


  • 7 oz. chopped dark chocolate
  • 1/3 cup thickened cream
  • 5 tsp. butter
  • 1 Tbsp. rum
  • 1/2 cup cocoa


  1. Place chocolate in a heatproof bowl.
  2. In a saucepan, heat cream and butter on medium until bubbling. Pour over chocolate. Set aside for two minutes, then stir until smooth. Stir in rum. Cover with plastic wrap and chill overnight until firm.
  3. Shape level tablespoons of mixture into balls. Toss in cocoa to coat and place on lined oven trays. Chill.

This recipe originally appeared on our sister site, Women’s Weekly Food.

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