Danish Wedding Cookies

Recipe by Rita P
READY IN: 24mins




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cream sugar and butter in a large bowl until blended.
  • Add cream cheese, increase speed to high, and beat until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  • Beat in vanilla and almond extracts.
  • Gently fold in flour and nuts and stir until blended.
  • Lightly flour hands and roll dough into 1 inch balls.
  • Gently press balls flat with bottom of a small glass.
  • Bake on ungreased cookie sheet until lightly browned and puffy, about 14 to 18 minutes.
  • Allow cookies to cool in pan for about 2 minutes; tranfer to wire rack to cool briefly.
  • While cookies are still warm, gently toss them in a plastic bag filled with powdered sugar.
  • Remove and return to wire rack to cool completely.