- Cooking Time: 30 minutes
- Servings: 3 dozen
- Preparation Time: 15
BackstoryAlso known as Mexican Wedding Cookies. Favorite of my wife, so an extra batch or two is always required. A very traditional cookie during the holiday season. Similar types, with different spices, include almond crescents and Pfefferneuse.
- 1/2 cup butter
- 2 Tbsp sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 cup pecan meats
- 1 cup cake flour
- Powdered Sugar
- Preheat oven to 300° Beat butter until soft, add sugar & blend until creamy, add vanilla.
- Measure then grind in a nut grinder, food processor or chop finely with a knife the pecans.
- Stir pecans into butter mixture and sift in flour. Roll the dough into small balls, place balls on greased cookie sheet & bake about 30 minutes.
- Roll while hot in powdered sugar to coat. To glaze, put the sheet back in the oven for a minute.