15 days until Christmas!

Follow Me on Pinterest

Start here to find
Christmas Cookie Recipes

Recipes and baking tips; all you need for the most memorable Christmas cookies ever. Over 570 recipes and counting! Browse our collection of scrumptious modern and traditional Christmas cookie recipes.

Type in Recipe name or ingredient to search.

Skip advertisement and go to Recipe Category listing


Mexican Wedding Cakes

Mexican Wedding Cakes	Opens photo in lightbox. Hit Escape or X to exit lightbox.
  •  4.9 stars stars based on 247 reviews
  •   97% would make this again
  • Review this recipe  Read reviews
  • Like this on Facebook. If you're not currently logged into Facebook, the following link will open in a new window.
    Pin to Pinterest
  • Print recipe

Makes about 48

1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups all-pupose flour
1 cup finely chopped almonds or pecans
1/4 teaspoon salt
powdered sugar

Pre-heat oven to 325 F. In a large bowl combine 1/2 cup powdered sugar, butter and vanilla. Blend well. Stir in flour, nuts and salt until dough holds together. Shape into 1-inch balls. Place inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 15-20 minutes until set but not brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool slightly and roll in powdered sugar. Cool completely and reroll in powdered sugar.

Click to skip advertisement


Reviews of Mexican Wedding Cakes:

1-5 of 247 reviews   Next >>

  OMGshellyOMG  Dec 28, 2017
Would make this again.
I printed this recipe years ago from a magazine and this is my most requested cookie every year. So thrilled to find it online. Incredibly delicious! 5 stars

  Celeste in Fl  Dec 21, 2017
Would make this again.
Awesome. Super easy! Will make again 5 stars

  jann in eastern oregon  Dec 22, 2016
Would make this again.
yummy 5 stars

  Jen in Livingston, NJ  Dec 13, 2016
Would make this again.
These are delicious. My girlfriends and I get together every year and bake holiday cookies. These are by far the most favored by all our families and friends. We make hundreds! 5 stars

  Carol in Minnesota  Dec 9, 2016
Would make this again.
My very favorite Christmas cookie. 5 stars

Add Your Review!

Read the Review Guidelines opens in new window

  • Please rate:
  • Yes   No

Submit a recipe!

Share your original or adapted recipe