Mexican wedding cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies With Pecans

Mexican Wedding Cookies also known as Mexican Wedding Candy are festive and fun traditional Mexican cookies that resemble powdered sugar-coated small balls, crescents, or rings in a wedding ring.

This recipe for Mexican wedding cookies with pecans is easy and quick to prepare. These are the best melt-in-your-mouth Mexican Wedding cookies, they are bite-sized buttery nutty treats that are perfect for weddings, parties, and holidays.

Mexican wedding ring cookies are fun to make with the whole family, although traditionally shaped into balls you can also shape them into rings or crescents. This recipe is super simple and requires only 6 ingredients, butter, vanilla, pecans, icing sugar (powdered sugar), lime zest, and flour.

These Mexican wedding cookies with pecan are made without baking powder or baking soda, they are also made without any salt. 

This classic Mexican wedding cookie recipe with pecans will yield about 4 dozen cookies. You will love the butter, nutty flavor of this Mexican treat with a hint of lime. They’re a delightful treat for kids and adults alike.

Let’s make this classic recipe for Mexican wedding cookies with pecans!

 

Traditional Mexican Wedding Cookies

 

Ingredients For Mexican Wedding Ring Cookies

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups all purpose flour, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar, (powdered sugar), plus some for coating

How To Make Wedding Ring Cookies?

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Add the butter and sugar into a bowl and beat with a hand mixer until the mixture is creamy.
  3. Add the vanilla extract, flour, lime zest, and pecans or walnuts and mix until the cookie dough comes together.
  4. Form the cookie dough into 1-inch balls then place them onto a lined baking and slightly press the top. You can also roll them out into rings or crescents. 
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the cookies are slightly golden brown.
  6. Remove from the oven and allow the cookies to cool.
  7. Roll into the icing sugar to coat.
  8. Enjoy!
 
Mexican wedding cookies

Mexican Wedding Ring Cookies Recipe

Mexican Wedding Ring Cookies also known as Mexican Wedding Candy are festive and fun traditional Mexican cookie that resembles a wedding ring. This Mexican wedding ring cookie recipe is easy and quick to prepare, it is perfect for parties and the holidays.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 48 pieces
Calories 80 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups all purpose flour sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar plus some for coating

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Add the butter and sugar into a bowl and beat with a hand mixer until the mixture is creamy.
  • Add the vanilla extract, flour, lime zest, and pecans or walnuts and mix until the cookie dough comes together.
  • Form the cookie dough into 1-inch balls then place them onto a lined baking and slightly press the top. You can also roll them out into rings or crescents.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the cookies are slightly golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and allow the cookies to cool.
  • Roll into the icing sugar to coat.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword Mexican Cookies, Mexican Wedding Cookies, Traditional Mexican Wedding Cookies

1 Comment

  1. Abby

    December 8, 2022 at 1:37 pm

    5 stars
    They were tasty and amazing!

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