Try our Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe now or forever hold your peace. These tasty treats use just five ingredients and need only 20 minutes of prep time. Say 'I do' to this Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 24 servings
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar, divided
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups flour
1 cup finely chopped pecans
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.
Beat butter, 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour, beating on low speed after each addition until well blended. Add nuts; mix well.
Shape dough into 48 (1-inch) balls. Place, 1-1/2 inches apart, on baking sheets.
Bake 14 to 15 min. or until bottoms are lightly browned. Cool 5 min. on baking sheets. Roll warm cookies, 1 at a time, in remaining sugar in small bowl until evenly coated; place on wire racks. Cool completely.
Enjoy your favorite foods on occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Make it Easy
Use a blender or food processor to finely chop the nuts. Just be careful not to overprocess them or you'll end up with nut butter!
How to Store
Store in tightly covered container at room temperature.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 14g
Dietary Fiber less than 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
24 servings, 2 cookies each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.