Chocolate Peanut Butter Rum Balls
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Prep time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 40-45 minutes
Total time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Yield: 24 balls
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
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.
4. Add in eggs, vanilla extract, and peanut butter until blended.
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.
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.
8. Pour rum over crumbs and 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.
10. Chill balls for 1-2 hours before serving.
11. Store leftover balls in an airtight container.
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