Mocha Pecan Balls Recipe

Looking for an easy Mocha Pecan Balls recipe? Learn how to make Mocha Pecan Balls using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by anlparks

Makes 90 servings



from Gourmet magazine, Dec 1993 - makes 95 cookies that freeze well

Recipe Ingredients for Mocha Pecan Balls

1 c butter, unsalted, softened
1/2 c sugar
2 t vanilla
1 T instant espresso powder
1/4 c cocoa powder
3/4 t salt
1 3/4 c flour
2 c pecans, chopped
1 c confectioner's sugar

Recipe Directions for Mocha Pecan Balls

  1. cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy

  2. add vanilla, espresso powder, cocoa, and salt and combine well

  3. add flour and beat just until combined

  4. stir in pecans

  5. chill dough, covered, for at least two hours or overnight

  6. preheat oven to 375 degrees

  7. make 1 inch balls, place 1 inch apart on sheets and bake in batches for 12-15 min or until they are just firm

  8. let cool 5 min on the sheets

  9. roll in confectioner's sugar

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 10.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
54
Calories from Fat
34
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.8g
6%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
34mg
1%
Potassium
19mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
4.8g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
0.5g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
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