Mexican Wedding Cookies

Delicious nutty cookies that are rolled in powdered sugar. These are perfect for any special occasion.


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Powdered sugar, for rolling


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees and lightly coat a cookie sheet with cooking spray or butter.
  2. In a large bowl, mix butter, ½ cup powdered sugar, and vanilla. Stir in nuts and salt. Mix in flour a half cup at a time, until dough holds together.
  3. Shape dough into 1 inch balls, placing them about 1 inch apart on prepared cookie sheet.
  4. Place cookie sheet in the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, until set but not brown.
  5. Remove from cookie sheet, and slightly cool cookies. While still warm, roll cookies in powdered sugar.
  6. Once cooled completely, sprinkle extra powdered sugar on top. Serve with coffee or tea!


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