Mexican Wedding Cakes (Cookies)
Makes about 3 dozen
butter, room temperature
pure vanilla extract
pecans, chopped, roasted (see below)
COATING FOR COOKIES
1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
2Add butter, powdered sugar and vanilla to a large mixing bowl. Mix at medium-high speed until completely mixed.
3In a separate bowl, mix flour and salt.
4Mix the flour into the butter about 1/2 cup at a time until well incorporated.
5Carefully fold in the nuts.
6Take a small amount of dough and roll it into a one inch ball. Or roll into a small log and shape in a crescent moon shape.
7Continue and place the balls, or crescents on a lightly greased cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart.
8Bake for about 15 minutes, or until golden brown
Roll the warm cookies in the powdered sugar,
Place pecans on a cookie sheet and bake in a 350 degree oven for 8-10 minutes.
About this Recipe
Originally Posted: Wed, May 21, 2014