Cocoa-Nut Cookies

Oxmoor House
about 3 1/2 dozen


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1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons Dutch Process cocoa
3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
Sifted powdered sugar


Cream butter in a medium mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add vanilla, beating well. Add flour and cocoa to creamed mixture, stirring until well blended. Fold in pecans.

Shape into 1/2-inch balls; place on lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes; cool slightly on cookie sheets. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Roll in powdered sugar.

Created date

February 2010