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[4 Dec 2010 | 3 Comments | 2,744 views]
Get cooking — Christmas dessert recipes recap

On Dec. 1, First Arkansas News writer Marci Nobles started posting Christmas dessert recipes and has committed to putting up a new one daily through Christmas Eve.
We’re talking about a lot of recipes, for sure. Missing one is easy because, of course, people are busy this time of year. Of course, a convenient way to keep up with everything that goes on around here is to subscribe to our email updates — quite a few people have already done that, so why not join them and get the latest news …

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[4 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | 4,485 views]
Christmas dessert recipe — rum balls

For our next installment in the continuing Christmas recipes feature, here’s a perennial favorite — rum balls.
Rum balls are tasty but, obviously, are not for kids or those who have an aversion to alcohol.
The recipe calls for dark rum because, of course, that type of rum has enough residual molasses left in it to retain a considerable amount of sweetness. Plus, the stuff just simply goes very well with chocolate.
Oh, and do yourself a favor and pick up a bottle of Myers’ Rum for the recipe. That Jamaican, blended rum …