Formed Cookies Mocha Nut Butterballs

Posted by: Pj 11-07-99 1:18 PM

Mocha Nut Butterballs

1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons instant coffee powder
1/4 cup cocoa
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups finely chopped pecans
confectioner's sugar

Preheat oven to 325 F and grease cookie sheet.

Cream first 3 ingredients until light and fluffy.

Add next 4 ingredients, mix well. Add nuts.

Shape into 1-inch balls and put on a greased cookie sheet.

Bake in preheated oven at 325 degrees for about 15 minutes.

Roll in confectioner's sugar, cool on racks, and then re-roll in confectioner's sugar.

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