Malted Mocha Nut Balls

Malted Mocha Nut Balls

Coffee, chocolate malt powder and malted milk balls are the secret ingredients in these decadent mocha cookies.

1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
1/3 cup chocolate malted milk powder
1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
1/2 cup finely chopped malted milk balls
1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
Confectioners sugar

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then beat in vanilla. Combine flour, malted milk powder and coffee granules. Gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in finely chopped malted milk balls and walnuts. Roll into 1 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 325 degrees for 14-16 minutes or until firm. Cool on pans 1-2 minutes before removing to wire racks. Roll warm cookie balls in confectioners sugar.

Number of Servings: 4 1/2 Dozen