Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Holiday Recipe Week (Wednesday)~ Featuring Author Martha Ramirez

This week I am posting recipes I've received from individuals in the publishing world (authors, editors, etc). I will post one or more recipes a day. In case you missed my original blog post requesting recipes, please click HERE to read.

Next featured recipe is from author Martha Ramirez.

God Bless!
T Denise Clary

Author Martha Ramirez
and her "Chocolate Rum Balls"
-courtesy of

Martha Ramirez has written stories, poetry, and drawn since childhood. Her first children's book entitled The Fabulous Adventures of Fred the Frog was created and inspired by the curiosity and fascination her toddler has with books. In addition to writing, Martha is a member of ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers), YALITCHAT.ORG, the Muse Conference Board, CataNetwork Writers, and American Author's Association. Her articles have appeared in various places including the Hot Moms Club and For Her Information (FHI) magazine.

She looks forward to expanding her career and is hard at work on her next young adult novel. She currently resides in Northern California where she enjoys gardening and kickboxing (not simultaneously). Visit her Website at:

Martha's Holiday Recipe
"Chocolate Rum Balls"

"Chocolate Rum Balls"
(Stock photo)

  • 3 1/4 cups crushed vanilla wafers
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup rum


  1. In a large bowl, stir together the crushed vanilla wafers, 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar, cocoa, and nuts. Blend in corn syrup and rum.
  2. Shape into 1 inch balls, and roll in additional confectioners' sugar. Store in an airtight container for several days to develop the flavor. Roll again in confectioners' sugar before serving.               



Martha Ramirez said...

Thank you for having me T!

T Denise Clary said...

Thank you for participating Martha! You and your family have a very merry and blessed Christmas!

You know where I will the kitchen cooking, LOL!

T Denise Clary :-)