December 13, 2012

Mexican Wedding Cookies

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Mexican Wedding  Cookies


Mexican Wedding Cookies go by several different names;
Pecan Fingers, Snowball Cookies and Crescent Moon Cookies.

My Grandma made these cookies every holiday season.
She called them Pecan Fingers.
Pecan finger cookies have always been a favorite of mine.
Sweet, buttery, nutty and melt in your mouth delicious.

Not only are these cookies easy to make,
most people have the five ingredients on hand,
needed to make these delicious cookies.





Mexican Wedding Cookies

Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar, plus more for coating baked cookies
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped very fine

  1. Preheat oven to 275ยบ Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Using an electric mixer at low speed, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Beat in vanilla extract. At low speed, gradually add the flour. Mix in the pecans.
  3. With floured hands, take out about 1 tablespoon of dough, shape into a crescent. Continue to dust hands with flour, as you make and shape the cookies. Place them 1 inch apart on prepared baking sheets. Bake for 45 minutes. 
  4. Remove from oven and roll in additional confectioners' sugar while still warm. Cool completely on wire racks. Store in air tight containers.
Butter, Mexican, Cookies


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