Snowy Pecan Cookies


You will need to refrigerate the dough for these cookies overnight.

5 dozen


  • 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 4 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • cup confectioners' sugar for decoration


  1. Melt chocolate squares and cooking oil in a saucepan.

  2. Let cool and pour into mixing bowl. Add sugar, eggs and vanilla, mixing until well blended.

  3. Sift dry ingredients together and gradually add to chocolate/egg mixture, stirring well.

  4. Stir in nuts, cover and place in refrigerator overnight.

  5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease cookie sheets.

  6. Shape dough into small balls, about an inch in diameter. Roll in powdered sugar and place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet .

  7. Bake for 8 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

174 Calories
9g Fat
23g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 30
Calories 174
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 82mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 3g
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 65mg 1%

* 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.