Mexican Fiesta Balls

Preparation info
  • Makes

    5 dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Gala cookies have chocolate, coffee and maraschino flavor blend


  • 1 c. butter
  • ½ c. sugar
  • 2 tsp.


  • Beat butter until light; gradually add sugar. Beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and beat to blend well.
  • Sift together flour, cocoa, coffee powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Blend in nuts and cherries; chill until easy to handle.
  • Shape dough into balls 1" in diameter and place 1" apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake in slow oven