Toffee Snowballs (Russian Teacakes or Mexican Wedding Cookies)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 18 mins

A tasty twist on a traditional treat. A friend passed on the recipe she had found online. I tweaked it to fit what I had in the pantry. The original recipe called for chopped Heath bars instead of the toffee bits and mini chocolate chips.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper and set aside. Preheat oven to 325ºF.
  2. Cream butter until light & fluffy. Add sugar, vanilla and water. Mix well. Stir flour and salt into mixture. Add pecans, toffee bits and mini chocolate chips and mix thoroughly.
  3. Roll into tablespoon-sized balls. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  4. Roll in powdered sugar while warm. Once cooled, roll in powdered sugar again.