Polvorones

These buttery melt-in-your mouth shortbread cookies are also known as Mexican Wedding Cakes. They make a great holiday gift or cookie exchange addition.
20m
PREP TIME
15m
COOK TIME
210
CALORIES
7
INGREDIENTS

Servings: 24

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INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350ºF. Beat butter in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add 1/2 cup of the confectioners’ sugar, vanilla, 1/2 teaspoon of the cinnamon and nutmeg; beat until well blended. Stir in flour and pecans.
  • 2 Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Mix remaining 2 cups confectioners’ sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon in a medium bowl; set aside.
  • 4 Bake cookies 15 minutes. Remove from baking sheets. Immediately roll hot cookies in sugar mixture. Place cookies on wire racks to cool. When cool, roll again in sugar mixture.

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