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.

How To Make Chocolate Sugar Plums

  • 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.

How To Make Chocolate Sugar Plums

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Preparation: 30 mins
Total: 30 mins
Makes:

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  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.

Nutrition

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