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“I'm not a maraschino cherry lover, but these Mocha Balls sound so festive that I have to give them a try during the holidays. Prep time does not include refrigeration time of 1-2 hours for the dough.”
18-24 balls

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  1. Cream butter, sugar and vanilla in large bowl. In separate bowl, mix flour, cocoa, instant coffee and salt. Gradually pour in dry ingredients with sugar/butter mixture and mix well. Stir in nuts and cherries and shape into large ball. Chill for 1-2 hours before forming 1" balls and baking.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Form into 1-inch balls and place on cookie sheet. Bake for about 15-20 minutes or until cookies are light brown.
  3. Dust with powdered sugar while cookies are hot.

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