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Amaretto Balls

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Recipe

Don't leave out the adults during a family reunion. Instead try this snack that contains pecans and amaretto liquer.

Yield

16
servings

Prep

30
min

Cook

0
min

Ready

30
min
Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Sodium-Free, Low Sodium

Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
2 cups pecans
finely chopped
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2 cups powdered sugar
confectioner's sugar, sifted
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2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
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cups amaretto liqueur
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1 x pecans
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Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
473 ml pecans
finely chopped
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473 ml powdered sugar
confectioner's sugar, sifted
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473 ml chocolate wafer crumbs
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158 ml amaretto liqueur
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1 x pecans
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Directions

Process pecans and wafers separately; combine in food processor with sugar.

Slowly pour in liqueur until mixture forms a ball. You might not need the whole amount. (If mixture gets too wet, put it in the refrigerator, uncovered, overnight to dry out some.)

Shape into small balls; roll in additional finely chopped pecans.

Store in tightly sealed container.

Notes: You can substitute Oreos for the wafers, and use only 1⅓ cup confectioners sugar.



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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 29g (1.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 15258% from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
 

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