Chocolate Mexican Wedding Cookies

Recipe by Baby Kato
READY IN: 28mins




  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  • In a large bowl, cream butter, 1/3 cup of powdered sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the vanilla extract.
  • In a small bowl, mix the flour, ground pecans, 1/2 cup grated chocolate, cinnamon, cayenne pepper and salt together well.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture.
  • Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and chill for two hours, until firm.
  • Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and place balls 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake in a 325 degree oven for 15 - 18 minutes. The cookies should be firm to the touch, then cool for 1 minute, and transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling.
  • In a small bowl mix together the 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar and 1/4 cup of ground cocoa.
  • Coat the the cookies while still warm in the sugar and cocoa mix.
  • Enjoy!