These buttery melt-in-your mouth cookies are also known as Mexican Wedding Cakes. They make a great holiday gift or cookie exchange addition.
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Pecan Cookie Balls
Total:
35 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 Dozen
Total:
35 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 Dozen

Ingredients

Directions

cups finely chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350°F. Beat butter in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add 1/2 cup of the sugar, vanilla, nutmeg and salt; beat until well blended. Stir in flour and pecans.

Shape into 1-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake 15 minutes. Remove from baking sheets. Immediately roll hot cookies in remaining 2 cups sugar. Place sugared cookies on wire racks to cool. When cool, roll again in sugar. 

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