Wednesday, December 16, 2009

German Wedding Cookie (aka Pecan Balls)

This cookie is a Christmas tradition at my house. They are so easy, and SO GOOD!!!
Preheat oven to 250*
1/4lb. butter
2 T white sugar
1 t vanilla
1 C grated pecans. ( I pulse mine a couple of times in the food processor)
1 C flour

Cream the butter, sugar and vanilla together. Then add pecans and flour. Mix well.

Use hands to make small balls out of dough. Bake on a cookie sheet for 30-40 min.

Let cool and then roll in powdered sugar.

3 comments:

  1. This is definitely going onto my Christmas cookie list!

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  2. Thanks for posting, Mrs. Rouglah! My mom used to make cookies simlilar to this, but called them Mexican Wedding Cakes. So, whose wedding cakes are they? I like your variation and we'll have to try them.

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  3. I have seen them at Cosco called Danish wedding cookies, so who knows where they are from! lol.

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