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Mexican Coffee Balls

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars
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"No bake cookies with a kick."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 121
Original recipe yields 30 servings (5 dozen)

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, mix chocolate wafer crumbs, ground blanched almonds, unsweetened cocoa powder, and 1/4 cup sugar.
  2. Dissolve instant coffee in coffee liqueur and stir into crumb mixture with corn syrup.
  3. Shape into 1/4 inch balls and roll in cinnamon sugar. To make cinnamon sugar, combine 1/4 cup sugar with 2 teaspoons cinnamon. Store in refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 121 calories; 5.2 16.9 2.4 < 1 53 Full nutrition

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  1. 8 Ratings

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Most helpful positive review

This is an excellent adult dessert. The overwhelming coffee and liquer flavor is addictive. It takes at least 45 minutes to dissolve the coffee granules in the Kahlua, though, so be patient. ...

Most helpful critical review

Helped to add more sugar and cinnamon before rolling the balls (before doing that, a taste-tester said they were "bland")

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Helped to add more sugar and cinnamon before rolling the balls (before doing that, a taste-tester said they were "bland")

This turned out pretty good. They're a bit chewey and the flavor wasn't too strong. I think maybe I'll try instant espresso next time to give it more of a coffee flavor. Everyone at the office s...

I must have done something wrong, because when I made these they were more like goo than a cookie. I doubt thats what theyre supposed to look like, but they did taste excellent ^^;;

This is an excellent adult dessert. The overwhelming coffee and liquer flavor is addictive. It takes at least 45 minutes to dissolve the coffee granules in the Kahlua, though, so be patient. ...

They were delicious but a little difficult to form into balls. The mix seemed dry and wouldn't pack together so I added more Karo syrup.

I really struggled to get these balls to come together as balls. They were on the dry side and the cookie crumbs and almonds just didn't seem to want to play nice together. The chocolate defia...

I have been making these for years even though they are a sticky pain in the butt! Everybody LOVES these! I can never make enough! I do add a bit more Karo and Kahlua, and I use chocolate anima...