4 - Ingredient Pecan Balls

These simple 4-ingredient Pecan Balls (5 for a chocolate version) build an excellent game day snack, appetiser or anytime treat!

4 - Ingredient Pecan Balls

And nowadays I’ve got a fun game day/snack time/anytime appetiser for you.
It’s a standard pecan balls formula, with simply four ingredients: butter, flour, pecans and sugar. I additional a pinch of salt to assist bring out the flavors.

The result's a nutty, buttery, breakable cookie ball that simply melts in your mouth. It’s not super sweet, however it extremely hits the spot.

4 - Ingredient Pecan Balls

Perfect for serving on game day as individuals square measure munching and edge concerning.
Oh, and looky there, I additionally additional chocolate. Cause that’s ne'er a foul plan, right?!

The chocolate makes these additional of a afters ball, thus you'll be able to do some pecan balls plain and a few with chocolate – no matter works for you!

Either way, these very little pecan nuggets square measure a simple, make-ahead snack that might be nice for tailgating, picnics, even vacation parties.

4 - Ingredient Pecan Balls

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick), softened
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 heaping cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Optional chocolate drizzle: 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  1. Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F.
  2. Cream together the butter, sugar and flour with a hand mixer or stand mixer.
  3. Fold in the pecans and salt and stir until combined. The mixture will be crumbly but will stick to itself.
  4. Roll the dough into small balls (about 1/2-inch across) and place on an ungreased baking sheet. (You can wet your hands to keep the dough from sticking to you.)
  5. Bake at 275 degrees F for 45 minutes.
  6. Let cool completely on the baking sheet before transferring to an airtight container. These pecan puffs keep for up to a week on the counter or in the pantry.
  7. To make the chocolate sauce: Place chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute. Stir and microwave in 30 seconds intervals until chocolate is melted and can be stirred together. Drizzle melted chocolate over cooled pecan balls or dunk balls in the chocolate sauce.

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