Mexican Wedding Cookies


Mexican Wedding Cookies

Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Mexican Wedding Cookies
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  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • cups powdered sugar divided
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup choppped pecans


  • In bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, combine butter and applesauce. Add ½ cup sugar, egg, vanilla and pecans; beat until smooth. Add flor mixture and beat again. Dough should be stiffbut not dry. If it is too dry, add a little water. Divide dough into 2-dozen equal-sized balls. Place about 1 inch apart on cookie sheets sprayed with nonstick spray; bake at 350° for 15 minutes, or until light golden brown. Cover each cookie with powdered sugar.
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