Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

From "Pots & Pipkins," which is older than my daughter and from Virginia. A Christmas must have for this family...similar to a Mexican wedding cookie or a pecan sandy. We prefer the almonds (I have used both slivered and whole) to save the pecans for other Christmas desserts!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix in order given.
  2. Roll into small balls, about 48, and place on lightly greased cookie sheet or parchment paper.
  3. Bake at 300 for 30 to 40 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven to cool.
  5. Cookies should not be brown but a very light tan.
  6. Roll in powdered sugar while still warm.
  7. Roll in powdered sugar again when cool.
  8. Store in an air tight container.
Most Helpful

Followed recipe exactly. Came out very light, had many compliments.

cjdixn January 01, 2014

Delicious! I made these cookies exactly according to the recipe and they are perfect. I plan to make several batches for xmas gifts :)

galexa December 14, 2009