Chocolate Mexican Wedding Cakes (Cookies)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Two of my favorites mexican wedding cakes and chocolate!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a food processor or blender, process pecans with 1/4 cup of the powdered sugar, until very fine. Mix in flour, cocoa and salt & set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter with 3/4 cup of the powdered sugar; Blend until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla until well blended.
  3. Add flour mixtureslowly, until well mixed. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  5. Form dough into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  6. Bake until golden, 18 to 20 minutes.
  7. Mix together remaining 1/2 cup powdered sugar and cinnamon. When cookies have cooled slightly, roll in cinnamon mixture. Finish cooling on wire racks.
  8. Makes 36 cookies.
Most Helpful

Reviewing for Dining Daredevils ZWT 5. This is simple and easy to make. I just love the pecan and cinnamon flavours. Really good!

Studentchef May 26, 2009

These are quickly made and nice for guests but not too sweet. Next time i would like to make them with almonds instead of pecans. Thank you for sharing, made for ZWT5

Iceland May 20, 2009