Christmas Cookies Dessert Recipes

Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies Recipe (aka Snowball Cookie)

One of my favorite christmas cookie recipes my family made was Mexican wedding cakes These white, powedered sugar covered, balls melt in your mouth! I love that snowball cookies have a rich buttery taste with a hint of peanuts to balance out the sugar. Plus these mexican wedding cake cookies are quick and easy to make! Come see our mexican wedding cake recipes and whip up a batch to enjoy this December or January!

One of my favorite christmas cookie recipes my family made was Mexican wedding cakes These white, powedered sugar covered, balls melt in your mouth! I love that snowball cookies have a rich buttery taste with a hint of peanuts to balance out the sugar. Plus these mexican wedding cake cookies are quick and easy to make! Come see our mexican wedding cake recipes and whip up a batch to enjoy this December or January!

Mexican Wedding Cakes

These pretty white snowball cookies make the perfect addition to your Chrsitmas Cookie platters! These bite-size mexican wedding cakes have a yummy buttery taste with a nutty undertone. Here is our family favorite snowball cookie recipe for you to try these mexican wedding cake cookies too. While these are not “new” there are so many different wedding cookies recipe options and it can be overwhelming! This mexican wedding cake recipes is the one my family has used since I was a little girl – my favorite my Dad made. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

butter all purpose flour powderd sugar salt vanilla extract chopped nuts (I use peanuts)

Snowball cookies

All you need to whip up a bath of these cute snow ball cookies are a few common ingredients to probably already have in your kitchen:

  • butter
  • all purpose flour
  • powderd sugar
  • salt
  • vanilla extract
  • chopped nuts (I use peanuts)

cream together butter egg vanilla and powdered sugar

Wedding Cake Cookies

Preheat the oven to 400 F.

I like to use my food processort to make mixing this dough super quick and simple. But if you prefer, you can use a bowl.  Mix powdered sugar,  softened butter, and vanilla extract thoroughly until creamy.

Now add all purpose flour, salt, and chopped nuts until well combined.

Now add all purpose flour, salt, and chopped nuts until well combined.

Optional: chill the dough for about 30 minutes.

Roll the dough in small 1” balls and place on an ungreased sheet. I

Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies

Roll the dough in small 1” balls and place on an ungreased sheet. I like to put parchment paper down first to make clean-up a breeze.

NOTE: These cookies will not spread.

Mexican wedding cake recipes

Snowball cookie Recipe

Bake 10 minutes or just until set.

Mexican wedding cookiesWhile they are still warm, roll the cookies in extra powdered sugar.

Snowball cookie Recipe

Mexican wedding cookies

These cookies are so pretty in between colorful cookies and candy pieces on your Christmas cookie platter.

Wedding cookies recipe

Wedding cookies recipe

These are also fun to serve in January as yummy snowball cookies!

Wedding Cake Cookies

Don’t overcook or you will dry them out. These will melt in your mouth leaving a yummy powdered sugar taste at the end!

christmas cookie ideas

Christmas Cookie Ideas

These were always my favorite cookies my Dad made growing up. They were not too sweet, but bite-size little buttery balls that are oh-so-delicious!

These pretty white snowball cookies make the perfect addition to your Chrsitmas Cookie platters! These bite-size mexican wedding cakes have a yummy buttery taste with a nutty undertone. Here is our family favorite snowball cookie recipe for you to try these mexican wedding cake cookies too. While these are not "new" there are so many different wedding cookies recipe options and it can be overwhelming! This mexican wedding cake recipes is the one my family has used since I was a little girl - my favorite my Dad made. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Mexican wedding cake recipes

Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies are on of my favorite christmas cookie recipes! These snowballs are a buttery cookie covered in powdered sugar.

One of my favorite christmas cookie recipes my family made was Mexican wedding cakes These white, powedered sugar covered, balls melt in your mouth! I love that snowball cookies have a rich buttery taste with a hint of peanuts to balance out the sugar. Plus these mexican wedding cake cookies are quick and easy to make! Come see our mexican wedding cake recipes and whip up a batch to enjoy this December or January!
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Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies

One of my favorite christmas cookie recipes my family made was Mexican wedding cakes These white, powedered sugar covered, balls melt in your mouth! I love that snowball cookies have a rich buttery taste with a hint of peanuts to balance out the sugar. Plus these mexican wedding cake cookies are quick and easy to make! Come see our mexican wedding cake recipes and whip up a batch to enjoy this December or January!
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: christmas, cookies
Keyword: candy cane cookies, christmas, christmas cookies, holiday
Servings: 3 dozen
Author: Beth Gorden

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar plus extra for rolling the cookies in
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts I use Peanuts

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 F. In a bowl mix powdered sugar, softened butter, and vanilla extract thoroughly until creamy. Now add all purpose flour, salt, and chopped nuts until well combined. Optional: chill the dough for about 30 minutes.
  • Roll the dough in small 1” balls and place on an ungreased sheet. I like toput parchment paper down first to make clean-up a breeze.
    NOTE: These cookies will not spread.
  • Bake 10 minutes or just until set. While they are still warm, roll the cookies in extra powdered sugar.

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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