Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies

So light and tender—, these cookies will literally melt in your mouth!


about 5 dozen cookies


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2 cups C&H® Confectioners Sugar divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups nuts (any kind), finely chopped


Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare ungreased cookie sheets.

With electric mixer, beat butter and 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar; add vanilla. Combine flour, salt and nuts; stir into sugar mixture.

Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Place on prepared cookie sheets.

Bake 15 minutes, until lightly browned. While hot, roll in powdered sugar.

Cool on a rack, then roll once again in powdered sugar to coat.