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Mocha Pecan Balls

 Mocha Pecan Balls
Dusted in either confectioners’ sugar or cocoa, this 6-ingredient dough rolls up into truffle-like treats—no baking required. —Lorraine Darocha, Mountain City, Tennessee
48 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 2-1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 65 wafers)
  • 2 cups plus 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 2/3 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup cold strong brewed coffee
  • Additional baking cocoa, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, 2 cups confectioners'
  • sugar, pecans and cocoa. Stir in milk and coffee (mixture will be
  • sticky).
  • With hands dusted in confectioners' sugar, shape dough into 3/4-in.
  • balls; roll in remaining confectioners' sugar or additional baking
  • cocoa if desired. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 61 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 20 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.