Chocolate Sugar Plums Recipe

In true Christmas spirit, this chocolate sugar plums recipe will get you in the holiday mood. The version of this recipe doesn’t contain any fruit; it’s a sweet chocolate ball covered in nuts and wafer crumbs for some added crunch.

Chocolate Sugar Plums Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Sugar Plums

Prep: 30 mins
Total: 30 mins


  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tsp rum extract, or almond extract
  • 2 ½ cups vanilla wafers, finely crushed
  • 1 cup pecans, crushed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar


  1. Line cookie sheets or trays with waxed paper.

  2. Melt chocolate chips in the microwave for 25 seconds. Stir and microwave in 10-second intervals as needed, stirring each time until melted.

  3. Mix the water with the rum or almond extract.

  4. In a medium-sized bowl, mix melted chocolate, confectioners' sugar, corn syrup and the flavored water with a wooden spoon.

  5. Stir in wafer crumbs and pecans until blended. Shape by rounded teaspoonfuls into balls. If the mixture is too crumbly, add a tiny amount of water.

  6. Roll in granulated sugar and place on cookie sheets to set. Store in an airtight container until ready to eat.


  • Sugar: 16g
  • :
  • Calcium: 8mg
  • Calories: 161kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Cholesterol: 1mg
  • Fat: 8g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 69mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 49mg
  • Vitamin A: 6IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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