Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe

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Nelson Baker Modified: March 21, 2022
Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe

How To Make Mexican Wedding Cookies

Enjoy a bite of these wedding cookies for your next afternoon snack! They’re soft, chewy, and covered in a sweet powdered sugar for extra taste.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Chill Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1cupunsalted buttersoftened
  • cuppowdered sugardivided
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • 2cupsflour
  • ¾cuppecanschopped

Instructions

  1. In a stand mixer, beat together the butter and ¾ cup of powdered sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy.

  2. Add in the vanilla extract and salt.

  3. Sift the flour in a bowl, then add it in until just combined.

  4. Fold in the pecans.

  5. Chill the dough for 2 hours.

  6. Form the dough into rounded tablespoon-sized cookie dough balls.

  7. Bake at 325 degrees F for 12 to 14 minutes.

  8. Roll the warm cookies one at a time in the remaining 1 cup of powdered sugar.

  9. Serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 121.62kcal
  • Fat: 7.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.80g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.44g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.75g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.87g
  • Fiber: 0.43g
  • Sugar: 6.57g
  • Protein: 1.08g
  • Cholesterol: 15.25mg
  • Sodium: 19.26mg
  • Calcium: 4.60mg
  • Potassium: 20.10mg
  • Iron: 0.16mg
  • Vitamin A: 48.59µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.03mg
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