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Saketini Christmas Balls


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  • 2 ½ cups vanilla wafer crumbs plus additional for garnish
  • 1 cup ground pecans
  • 1 cup powdered sugar plus additional for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons cocoa powder (the kind you use for hot chocolate)
  • ¼ cup Saketini
  • (4 ounces vanilla vodka plus 2 teaspoons sake wine; you’ll have an extra sip or two for you)
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons water


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

In a large bowl, whisk together the wafer crumbs, pecans, powdered sugar, and cocoa.
Stir together the Saketini, honey and water. Microwave for 33 seconds to allow the honey to melt. Stir again. Pour into the crumb mixture. Shape into small balls. Roll in additional powdered sugar and/or wafer crumbs.

Yields approximately 3 ½ dozen Saketini Christmas Balls

Adapted from a Rum Balls recipe at

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