mexican wedding cookies

★★★★☆ 21
a recipe by
teresa ackenback-medina
kihei, HI

These cookies are so delicious, they melt in your mouth. I usually bake theme during special occasions or holidays.

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So sweet. So delicate. So good. This version of the wonderfully classic wedding cookie is nut-free... so it's perfect for those with nut allergies. Enjoy!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★☆ 21
serves yields about 2 dozen cookies
prep time 1 Hr 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mexican wedding cookies

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    old-fashioned rolled oats (quaker oatmeal, not instant)

How To Make mexican wedding cookies

  • 1
    PRE-HEAT OVEN TO 350 degrees
  • 2
    In a large bowl beat butter until creamy.
  • 3
    Gradually beat in powdered sugar, then salt, vanilla, flour, and salt.
  • 4
    When blended and smooth stir in oats. shape dough into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets, about 2 inches apart. You can also flatten by pressing with fingers.
  • 5
    Bake 18-22 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 6
    While still warm roll in powdered sugar.
  • 7
    Cool on wire rack. Makes 2 1/2 to 3 dozen cookies.