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German Chocolate Cookie Balls

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German chocolate cookie balls are soft, chewy, and extra chocolatey, topped with coconut pecan frosting and chocolate drizzle.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup Diamond of California Pecans, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Frosting

  • 1 cup light or dark corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup Diamond of California Pecans, finely chopped (plus additional for topping)
  • 1/2 cup packed sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips, melted
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease a baking sheet.
  • Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in vanilla, chopped pecans, flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Roll dough into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on greased baking sheet.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes. Transfer to cooling rack to cool completely.
  • In a medium bowl stir together corn syrup, melted butter, vanilla, chopped pecans, and coconut flakes.
  • Spread about 1 tablespoon of frosting on the top of each cookie. Drizzle melted chocolate over each cookie and top with a pecan. Store in airtight container at room temperature.
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