6-Ingredient Mexican Wedding Cookies

6-Ingredient Mexican Wedding Cookies | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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These 6-ingredient Mexican wedding cookies are a family favorite during the holidays. Some people call them snowball cookies or besitos de Nuez. They are mostly enjoyed during Christmas parties, but can also be served at wedding buffets, bridal showers, or any celebratory feasts. They are delicious, super easy to make, and look very appetizing.


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You only need 6 ingredients for Rachel cooks with love ❤ cookie recipe – all-purpose flour, salted butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and pecan. To make these Mexican wedding cookies, just mix all the ingredients, form them into balls, bake them in the oven, and coat them with powdered sugar. How easy is that? With their rich, buttery pecan flavor and melt-in-your-mouth texture, I am sure everyone can’t resist these treats. They also make great gifts to loved ones and friends.

Easy Mexican Wedding Cookies Ingredients

  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 sticks of salted butter
  • 2/3 cup and 1 cup of confectioners sugar (powdered sugar)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 cup of pecan halves  (chopped, you can toast them if you want)


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How to Make Snowball Cookies

Step 1:

Chop the pecans in a food processor, then preheat your oven to 350F.

Step 2:

In a mixing bowl, add 2 sticks of butter, 2/3 cups of powdered sugar, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Mix everything with a spatula. You can use a stand mixer if preferred.

Step 3:

Add the chopped pecans and 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Mix well. Next, gradually add 2 cups of all-purpose while mixing. Bring them together with a spatula.

Step 4:

Using your hands, bring everything together and form into a ball.

Easy Mexican Wedding Cookies Ingredients
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Step 5:

Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Make the dough into small balls and place them on the prepared cookie sheets. Give them an inch of space. Make sure everything is the same size.

How to Make Snowball Cookies
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Step 6:

Bake inside the 350F preheated oven for 17 minutes or until golden brown on the bottom.

Step 7:

Once done baking, let them cool down. Once cooled, place on a zip lock bag and add 1 cup of powdered sugar. Close the bag and shake to coat.

Step 8:

Serve and enjoy!

6-Ingredient Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies

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