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Mocha Almond Balls

Mocha Almond Balls

Katelyn Ryan
These Mocha Almond Balls are quick to make. They melt in your mouth with buttery, chocolatey goodness.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Bake Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 197 kcal


  • 2 cups unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • cups baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoon instant coffee granules
  • 2 cups ground almonds
  • confectioners’ sugar as needed


  • Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  • In a large bowl or the bowl of a standing mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. 
  •  In a separate bowl, whisk flour, cocoa, and coffee granules; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Stir in the ground almonds.
  • With a cookie scoop or your hands, shape dough into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking trays.
  • Bake for approximately 15 minutes, or until set. Allow the cookies to cool slightly, about 2-3 minutes. Roll warm cookies in confectioners' sugar. Cool on wire racks.


*Recipe adapted from Taste of Home
*Yield may differ based upon size of cookie scoop used.


Calories: 197kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 3gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 2mgPotassium: 51mgFiber: 2gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 315IUCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
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