Mexican Wedding Cookies

Isabel Vela


These are rich and buttery. They are traditional Mexican shortbread cookies that are very popular with everyone,in my neck of the woods, at anytime...not just at weddings!


★★★★★ 6 votes

2 doz
15 Min


  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar,sifted
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/3 c
    walnut or pecans, finely chopped
  • ·
    powdered sugar

How to Make Mexican Wedding Cookies


  1. cream together margerine and 1/2 c sifted powdered sugar
  2. Add flour, vanilla and nuts and mix well.
  3. Shape dought into walnut shaped balls.
  4. Place on oiled cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until they begin to brown.
  5. Cool for 5 minutes and roll in powdered sugar

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About Mexican Wedding Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies

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