Chocolate Rum balls

makes 24

2 cups chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
1 cup ground pecans
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/3 cup rum
3 Tbs. corn syrup
1/2 cup chocolate chips
3/4 cup chocolate sprinkles

In bowl, combine cookie crumbs, pecans, sugar, rum and corn syrup.

shape into 1 inch balls measuring about 1 Tablespoon of mixture.
Line a tray with wax paper. Place balls on a tray and refrigerate until cold.

In a double boiler using hot (not boiling) water, melt chocolate; let cool slightly.

Dip balls into melted chocolate with only a thin coat. Roll in candy sprinkles. Place balls on the waxed paper lined tray until chocolate is set.