Mocha Pecan Balls

Mocha Pecan Balls

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

Prep Time

55

Minutes

Total Time

1:15

Hr:Mins

Makes

48

servings

1
roll (18 oz) refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1
tablespoon instant espresso coffee powder or granules
1
cup finely chopped pecans
48
milk chocolate candy drops or pieces, unwrapped
3/4
cup powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Break up cookie dough into large bowl. Add cocoa, coffee powder and pecans; mix well.
  2. Shape dough into 48 (1-inch) balls; wrap each around 1 milk chocolate candy. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool 5 minutes or until slightly cooled.
  4. Roll cookies in powdered sugar. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Roll again in powdered sugar. Store tightly covered at room temperature.
Makes 48 servings (1 cookie)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 95
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 40mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.