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A tribute to my beautiful mother and grandmother! These little Mexican Wedding Cookies are tiny, but mighty in terms of deliciousness! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Mexican Wedding Cookies


  • Author: Sara Haas
  • Yield: 21 cookies 1x

Description

A tribute to my beautiful mother and grandmother! These little cookies are tiny, but mighty in terms of deliciousness!


Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup salted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup + 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour, lightly scooped
  • 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour, lightly scooped
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350’F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cream the butter until light and smooth, about 1-2 minutes. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and add the salt, vanilla and 1/4 cup confectioners sugar. Beat 1 minute or until well combined. Add the flours and mix until combined. Scrape down the sides of the bowl again, add the pecans and mix at low speed until mixed.
  3. Portion 1 tablespoon of dough and shape into a ball then place on prepared pan. Repeat with remaining cookie dough.
  4. Transfer of the preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from the oven and toss gently in the remaining 1/2 cup confectioners sugar. Transfer to a cooling rack. Wait for them to cool slightly, then toss them again.
  6. EAT! 🙂

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