Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies

Step 1

In a food processor blend half of the pecans into a fine crumb, pour into a clean bowl, then add remaining pecans, and blend for a few seconds to break the pieces in small chopped pecans.

Chop the Pecans

Step 2

Add the flour and salt to the crushed pecans and whisk to combine.

Add Flour and Salt

Step 3

In a large bowl beat the butter and powdered sugar together until light and fluffy, 2-3 minutes.

Mix the Butter and Powdered Sugar

Scrape down the sides of the bowl and add the vanilla and almond extract, mixing to combine.

Add the Extracts

Step 4

Gently mix in the dry ingredients, stop mixing when it starts to clump up.

Mix together

Step 5

Using a tablespoon scoop the dough then roll into balls. Place two inches apart on the prepared baking sheet.

Scoop and Bake

Step 6

Let cookies cool for an additional 20 minutes then roll in a deep dish filled with remaining powdered sugar.

Roll in Powdered Sugar

Step 7