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mocha balls

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a recipe by
Cathie Valentine
Graniteville, SC

My sister makes these every year at Christmas Time. She always saves some for me and my daughter.

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serves 24 or so (they are addictive )
prep time 45 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For mocha balls

  • 4
    egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 c
    10x powdered sugar
  • 12 oz
    bag of semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 tsp
    instant coffee (rounded tsp)
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1-2 c
    chopped pecans

How To Make mocha balls

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    Melt chocolate chips over boiling water in a double boiler. Beat egg yolks, adding sugar gradually. Beat until smooth. Beat in butter a little at a time. Dissolve coffee in the Brandy and vanilla. Combine Brandy mixture with the egg and butter mixture. Add melted chocolate and mix thoroughly. Chill well in the refrigerator. Shape into small balls and roll in the pecans. Keep refrigerated. May be frozen and served later.