Chocolate Wedding Cakes

Kathie Carr


This is even better than the usual wedding cake cookie recipe. I got this recipe back in the 1970's and have tinkered with it to make it perfect for my liking. It has been a favorite ever since.


★★★★★ 2 votes

24 cookies
15 Min
10 Min



  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    cocoa, unsweetened

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened (no substitute)
  • 3/4 c
    cake flour
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/3 c
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 c
    mini chocolate chips

How to Make Chocolate Wedding Cakes


  1. Mix together 1/2 cup powdered sugar and 2 T cocoa and set aside.

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add flour and next 3 ingredients, beating until blended. Stir in nuts and chocolate chips. (Dough will be stiff.) Shape into 1-inch balls, and place on ungreased baking sheets.
  2. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. Remove cookies to wire racks, and cool slightly. Roll warm cookies in the powdered sugar-cocoa mixture you set aside earlier, and cool completely on wire racks.

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Course/Dish: Cookies

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