Sunday, January 17, 2010

Chocolate Snowballs

Category: Cookies
Yield: about 3 dozen
Source: Pam

Ingredients:
2 c sugar
1/2 c milk
3/4 c margarine
6 T baking cocoa
3 c quick-cooking oats, uncooked
1 c chopped pecans
1 t vanilla extract
powdered sugar - for garnish
Directions:
Combine sugar, milk, margarine, and cocoa in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
When mixture comes to a boil, remove from heat; stir in oats, pecans and vanilla.
Allow to cool to room temperature.
Shape into one-inch balls; roll in powdered sugar.
Keep refrigerated in an airtight container.

Nutritional facts (daily value): Calories 4549kcal; Protein 54g (109%); Total Fat 234g (360%)(Sat. 34g (171%)); Chol. 12mg (4%); Carb. 589g (196%); Fiber 34g (137%); Sugars 418g; Calcium 396mg (40%); Iron 13mg (72%)

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