Twelve Days of Cookies - Eighth Day

Here is a simple, classic cookie, good any time of year, but certainly appropriate for Christmas. This one is from my sister-in-law’s, the cookie are delicate and yummy and will give you a break from all the thigh expanding and fanny dropping cookies that I love so much.

Mexican Wedding Cakes

1 cup butter
¾ cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
1 cup finely chopped nuts

Cream first three ingredients.
Blend flour; add nuts.
Roll into balls.
Bake at 300 - 325º for 25 – 30 minutes.
Roll in powdered sugar



  1. Love these cookies and will be adding them to my cooking baking day which is tomorrow!

  2. They are butter and light, enjoy!