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Viennese Coffee Balls

Viennese Coffee Balls

  • 25 Minutes
  • 30 People
  • Easy
  • Favorite

No baking needed to make this tasty treat.

Viennese coffee balls are the perfect little taste of sweetness for the dessert table!

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups crushed Walkers Shortbread cookies
  • 1 1/4 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 cup finely chopped nuts
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons instant coffee crystals or instant espresso powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 to 5 tablespoons brewed espresso or strong coffee, or water
  • 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • Sifted powdered sugar (optional)
Viennese Coffee Balls

Method

1
In a large mixing bowl combine crushed cookies, powdered sugar, nuts, cocoa powder, coffee crystals, and cinnamon.
2
Add brewed espresso, coffee or water, using just enough to moisten.
3
Form into 1 1/4 inch balls.
4
Roll generously in the 1/2 cup powdered sugar.
5
Place on a sheet of waxed paper and let stand until dry (about 1 hour).
6
 Store in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 3 days.
7
Before serving, roll again in powdered sugar, if desired.
8
Makes about 30 cookies.

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