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No Bake Pecan Pie Cookie Balls

These No Bake Pecan Pie Cookie Balls are quick to make and require no special skills. They are perfect for celebrating Thanksgiving without all the time and fuss of preparing a traditional pecan pie. 
Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 29 cookie balls

Ingredients

  • 2 cups toasted pecans, finely chopped (plus extra for garnishing)
  • 1 1/2 cups cookie crumbs (vanilla wafers or graham crackers)
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce (NOT syrup), plus extra for garnishing
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup water

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients until obtaining a homogeneous mixture. Use your hand to mix! Then, roll into balls using a tablespoon as measurement to obtain balls of uniform size. Wet your hands with water to make rolling easier.
  2. Place pecan pie cookie balls onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and refrigerate until ready to serve. Right before serving, drizzle top with a bit of caramel sauce and garnish with either chopped pecans or a whole pecan. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store leftovers in a covered airtight container in the refrigerator.