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Mexican Wedding Cookies

If you like cookies, powdered sugar, and pecans, then this Mexican wedding cookies recipe is for you!

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar, divided in half
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350 ?F. Beat butter, half a cup of powdered sugar, and vanilla into a large bowl with a mixer. Add flour gradually and beat in at a low speed until blended. Next, add in nuts and mix well. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place 1 ½ inches apart on baking sheets. Bake cookies for about 15 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Let cool for 5 minutes. Roll each cookie in remaining powdered sugar until evenly coated. Continue cooling on wire racks. Perfect for a bridal shower or small dessert at your wedding!