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    Default Non-chocolate rum balls

    Anyone have any recipes for rum balls that don't contain chocolate/cocoa?
    FIL is allergic to chocolate, poor guy, and I was wanting to make some for Christmas treats that he would be able to eat without getting ill.

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    Carob balls? Nah, yuck. You could make drunk apricot balls (same as rum balls but with chopped dried apricots, 1/4 cup I think) instead of cocoa. Or just non-drunk apricot balls, Or white christmas.

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    I have a recipe that has crushed pineapple instead of chocolate if you're interested.

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    either apricot or lemon would be nice... I would say peppermint, but I think peppermint really needs the chocolate as a compliment to it... maybe even glace cherry would work?

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    These are really yummy but make sure you drain the pineapple REALLY well.

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    Ooh I like the idea of the lemon rum balls! Just found a recipe but I might make traditional rum balls but instead of cocoa I'll use lemon rind instead? Think that will work?

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    I think so!

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    And I'd use white rum, not dark, yeah?

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