You are going to love this candy recipe inspired by The Princess Bride - Spiced Rum Truffles Miracle Pill. See the how-to video tutorial.

Spiced Rum Truffles Miracle Pill – Inspired by The Princess Bride

You are going to love this candy recipe inspired by The Princess Bride – Spiced Rum Truffles Miracle Pill. See the how-to video tutorial. #MovieMonday #PrincessBrideRecipes

 

Spiced Rum Truffles Miracle Pill

A Recipe Inspired by The Princess Bride Movie

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so that means it is time for a swashbuckling good romantic comedy — The Princess Bride. I’ve joined together with some wonderful bloggers to bring you recipes, DIY projects, crafts, and more all inspired by this hilarious feel good movie. You will find things that are great for kids and adults, whether it is a special date night for two or a full blown party. Enjoy!

When Inigo Montoya and Fezzik find Westley dead in the Pit of Dispair, they take him to see Miracle Max (played by Billy Crystal) looking for nothing other than, well, a miracle. Miracle Max tells them that he needs to know what Westley has to live for.

Inigo Montoya: He’s dead. He can’t talk.

Miracle Max: Whoo-hoo-hoo, look who knows so much. It just so happens that your friend here is only MOSTLY dead. There’s a big difference between mostly dead and all dead. Mostly dead is slightly alive.

So, Miracle Max uses a fireplace bellow to push air into Westely to find out his reason for living — true love.

Miracle Max: Sonny, true love is the greatest thing in the world – except for a nice MLT – mutton, lettuce, and tomato sandwich, where the mutton is nice and lean and the tomatoes are ripe. [smacks his lips]

Miracle Max: They’re so perky, I love that.

Miracle Max and his wife, Valerie, proceed in making a Miracle Pill that will restore Westley’s life. And that is the inspiration for this yummy recipe!

Valerie: The chocolate coating makes it go down easier, but you have to wait fifteen minutes for full potency, and he shouldn’t go in swimming after for at least–

Miracle Max: An hour–

Valerie: Yeah, an hour–

Miracle Max: A good hour.

Spiced Rum Truffles Miracle Pill Recipe

 

Ingredients:

  • 2-1/2 Cups – Vanilla Wafer Cookies, crushed
  • 2 Tablespoons – Cocoa
  • 1 Cup – Icing Sugar (super-fine sugar)
  • 1/2 Cup – Spiced Rum
  • 2 Tablespoons – Corn Syrup (light or dark)
  • 1 Cup – Pecans or Walnuts, chopped
  • 1-1/2 to 2 Cups – Chocolate Chip Morsels (Or Dipping Chocolate)
  • Paraffin Wax (optional)

Directions:

  1. Crush Vanilla Wafer Cookies
  2. In a large bowl, sift Cocoa and Sugar
  3. Mix Spiced Rum and Corn Syrup, then stir into sugar cocoa mixture
  4. Add crushed cookies and nuts
  5. Mix until well blended
  6. Shape mixture into small balls, then flatten them slightly to create an oblong “pill” shape
  7. Melt chocolate in a double boiler. Add paraffin wax if you choose.
  8. Dip each pill individually until fully coated with chocolate.
  9. Tap off excess chocolate, and place on a marble slab or wax paper to dry.
  10. May be refrigerated, but not necessary.

 

 

So, there you have it, a tasty version of Miracle Max’s Miracle Pill. Do keep in mind that these are for adults 21+ only. Sorry kids. They would make a lovely date night movie snack.

Here’s a Printable Recipe just for you:

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Spiced Rum Truffles Miracle Pill - Inspired by The Princess Bride
 
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A tasty treat inspired by the movie The Princess Bride. A sort of chocolate-covered rum ball. Quick and easy to make.
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Type: Candy
Serves: 4 dozen
Ingredients:
  • Ingredients:
  • 2-1/2 Cups - Vanilla Wafer Cookies, crushed
  • 2 Tablespoons - Cocoa
  • 1 Cup - Icing Sugar (super fine sugar)
  • 1/2 Cup - Spiced Rum
  • 2 Tablespoons - Corn Syrup (light or dark)
  • 1 Cup - Pecans or Walnuts, chopped
  • 1-1/2 to 2 Cups - Chocolate Chip Morsels (Or Dipping Chocolate)
  • Paraffin Wax (optional)
Directions:
  1. Crush Vanilla Wafer Cookies
  2. In a large bowl, sift Cocoa and Sugar
  3. Mix Spiced Rum and Corn Syrup, then stir into sugar cocoa mixture
  4. Add crushed cookies and nuts
  5. Mix until well blended
  6. Shape mixture into small balls, then flatten them slightly to create an oblong "pill" shape
  7. Melt chocolate in a double boiler. Add paraffin wax if you choose.
  8. Dip each pill individually until fully coated with chocolate.
  9. Tap off excess chocolate, and place on a marble slab or wax paper to dry.
  10. May be refrigerated, but not necessary.
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Miracle Max: Have fun stormin’ da castle.

Valerie: Think it’ll work?

Miracle  Max: It would take a miracle.

It would be absolutely INCONCEIVABLE if you haven’t seen this movie, but if you’ve been mostly dead or something, you’ve got to watch this family classic!

 

Find out Which The Princess Bride Character Are You? by taking this fun quiz!

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I’d love to hear what character you are. Enjoy the Spiced Rum Truffles Miracle Pills!

 

 

 

 

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8 thoughts on “Spiced Rum Truffles Miracle Pill – Inspired by The Princess Bride”

  1. This looks like a fun treat to go with the Princess Bride movie! I love truffles. Thanks for sharing your recipe at the #HomeMattersParty this week.

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