Chocolate Amaretto Balls
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Chocolate Amaretto Balls

The flavor of these cookies will get even better after several days of storage. For a festive holiday look, serve in miniature colored paper or foil cups.

36
balls
25 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 25 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

12 (5x2 1/2-inch) (2 cups) finely crushed chocolate graham crackers

1 cup powdered sugar

1/2 cup finely chopped almonds

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter melted

1/4 cup amaretto  

Decorator sugar, as desired

 

 *Substitute 1 tablespoon almond extract and 3 tablespoons water.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all ingredients except decorator sugar in large bowl until well mixed. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls; roll in decorator sugar.

  2. STEP 2

    Place onto waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour. Store refrigerated in covered container.

Tip #1

Roll again in additional sugar before serving, if desired.

Nutrition

60Calories
3Fat (mg)
5Cholesterol (mg)
55Sodium (mg)
9Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  November 02, 2014

I have this recipe in an old Land O'Lakes recipe book, except it is called "fudgy" instead of "chocolate." I started making it, and realized there is nothing in the recipe to make it fudgy, so I searched for a corrected recipe. I read the list of ingredients several times and don't see any chocolate in this one, either! What am I missing? I followed the recipe, but ended up with a mixture that just looks like graham crackers and tastes sweet and almond-flavored.

— says Debra
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Test Kitchen Comment November 03, 2014

The chocolate in this recipe is from the chocolate graham crackers that are crushed and used in the recipe.

— says cindy
  December 23, 2010

From the Test Kitchens... Thanks for commenting about the graham cracker ingredient. The number of graham crackers you need to use is 12. The recipe ingredient amount will be corrected very soon. Thanks again.

— says Cindy
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