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Mocha Pecan Balls

mocha pecan balls Dessert
Mocha Pecan Balls
  • Prep 55 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 48

Perfect for a holiday cookie tray or an after-dinner nibble.

Updated August 2, 2013
Pillsbury Cookies
Make with
Pillsbury Cookies

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.
 

Nutrition Facts

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%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
0g
% 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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