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“Great with homemade Vanilla Ice Cream. The kids around here eat these like there is no tomorrow.”
2 1/2 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan. Bake at 350 for 6-8 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring once halfway through baking.
  2. Beat 1 cup powdered sugar and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add milk and vanilla,beating until blended.
  3. Combine flour,cocoa and salt;gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in pecans.
  4. Shape dough into 1-inch balls, and place 1 1/2 inches apart on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 400 for 11 to 13 minutes or until tops of cookies just begin to crack. Cool on baking sheet 3 minutes. Remove to wire racks; dust with remaining 1/4 cup powdered sugar. Cool 10 minutes.

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