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Mocha Nut Butter Balls

No recipe image available.Nutty, mocha-flavored butter cookies generously coated in powdered sugar.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
2 teaspoons powdered instant coffee
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups pecans, finely chopped
Powdered sugar for rolling

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
  2. Combine flour, cocoa, instant coffee and salt together in a medium-sized bowl. Set aside.
  3. Cream butter, sugar, and vanilla until light and fluffy. Stir in flour mixture; add pecans and mix well.
  4. Shape into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  5. Bake for 17 to 20 minutes or until lightly golden.
  6. Roll in powdered sugar while warm and cool on wire racks. Once cooled, repeat rolling in powdered sugar. Store in tightly covered container.

Makes 4 dozen cookies.