Chocolate Pecan Sandies

Chocolate Pecan Sandies


"These are cute little round cookies that are white on the outside and chocolate on the inside."
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1 h 5 m servings 142 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings


  • Calories:
  • 142 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 55 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.
  2. Cream butter and sugar together until light. Beat in the vanilla. Mix in the flour, pecans and cocoa powder.
  3. Form dough into 1 inch balls and place onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool, then roll each cookie in confectioners' sugar.


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This cookie has become a much anticipated addition to my Christmas cookie platter. I follow the recipe exactly but I make them bite size and just bake them for 15 minutes. Delicious~!

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These were ok. I am a fan of these types of cookies and was very eager to make the chocolate version of a pecan balls, butterball, or the many names these delicious little cookies go by. I found...

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This cookie has become a much anticipated addition to my Christmas cookie platter. I follow the recipe exactly but I make them bite size and just bake them for 15 minutes. Delicious~!

These were pretty good. I was concerned with the little amount of sugar at first, but when measuring I didn't completely level it, so it added a little extra to my recipe. I thought they were go...

I made these today and they turned out great! This is a keeper, I followed the recipe as written. I thought the dough was a bit loose so I chilled for an hour before forming my balls.

AMAZING!!!!! Just amazing! I love this stuff and will definently make it again! P.S.LET THEM COOL DOWN 100% THEN HAVE A DAMP CLOTH (SQUEEZE & DRAIN THE CLOTH AS MUCH AS YOU CAN) AND ROL...

I followed this recipe to the letter. These were good, but almost too crumbly. They fall apart as soon as they're bitten, but at least they taste good as they crumble.

Excellent little cookie, I love how the cocoa taste comes through! I added sliced almonds instead of pecans cause that's what I had on hand, they came out very tasty! Also I have made these twi...

So I changed the recipe just a bit- I omitted pecans and substituted about a cup of mini chocolate chips. I also added a little more cocoa powder than called for; I like the rich flavor that coc...

These were a nice change. This was one of 9 recipes that we baked this holiday. They held up well.

This is a great recipe! I used peanuts instead of pecans because that's what I had and it turned out wonderful. Thank you Holly!

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