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Mocha Pecan Balls

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  • 55 min prep time
  • 1 hr 10 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 48 servings
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Perfect for a holiday cookie tray or an after-dinner nibble.

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1
tablespoon instant espresso coffee granules
1
cup finely chopped pecans
48
milk chocolate candy drops or pieces, unwrapped
3/4
cup powdered sugar

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in cocoa, espresso granules and pecans until well blended.
  • 2 Shape dough into 48 (1-inch) balls; wrap each around 1 milk chocolate candy. On ungreased cookie sheet, place 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool slightly, about 5 minutes.
  • 4 Roll cookies in powdered sugar. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Reroll cookies in powdered sugar. Store in tightly covered container.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in cocoa, espresso granules and pecans until well blended.
  • 2 Shape dough into 48 (1-inch) balls; wrap each around 1 milk chocolate candy. On ungreased cookie sheet, place 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool slightly, about 5 minutes.
  • 4 Roll cookies in powdered sugar. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Reroll cookies in powdered sugar. Store in tightly covered container.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
8%
Protein
0g
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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