Nutty Mocha Morsels
|Instant coffee crystals||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Vanilla||1 1⁄4 Teaspoon, divided|
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Granulated sugar||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Unsweetened cocoa powder||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Hazelnuts/Pecan halves / walnut halves||48 (Filberts)|
|Sifted powdered sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Hazelnut liqueur/Milk||2 Teaspoon|
Dissolve coffee crystals in the 1 tablespoon milk.
Add 1 teaspoon of the vanilla.
In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium speed about 30 seconds or until softened.
Add granulated sugar.
Beat until thoroughly combined, scraping bowl occasionally.
Beat in yolks and coffee mixture until combined.
Beat in cocoa powder and as much of the flour as you can with the mixer.
Stir in any remaining flour.
If necessary, cover and refrigerate until easy to handle.
Shape into 1-inch balls.
Place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
Press a nut in the center of each ball.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4353 Calories from Fat 2499
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 289 g444.3%
Saturated Fat 130.3 g651.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 855.5 mg285.2%
Sodium 63.6 mg2.7%
Total Carbohydrates 427 g142.3%
Dietary Fiber 39.8 g159.2%
Sugars 204.9 g
Protein 63 g126.7%
Vitamin A 122% Vitamin C 15.1%
Calcium 38.9% Iron 145.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet