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       Title: Mocha Pecan Balls
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 70 servings
  
       1 c  Unsalted butter; softened
     1/2 c  Sugar
       2 ts Vanilla
       1 tb Instant espresso powder
     1/4 c  Unsweetened cocoa
     3/4 ts Salt
   1 3/4 c  Flour
       2 c  Pecans; finely chopped
            Confectioners sugar
  
       In mixer or food processor, cream butter with sugar until light and
   fluffy. Add vanilla, espresso, cocoa and salt. Combine well. Add flour
   until just combined. Add nuts. Chill dough covered for 2 hours or
   overnight.
   
       Preheat oven to 375 deg. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and arrange on
   cookie sheets about an inch apart. Bake 12 to 15 min. or until just firm.
   Cool for 5 minutes on sheets. Toss in batches in a bowl of confectioners
   sugar. Cookies freeze well. Source: Gourmet, Dec.93
  
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