The Best Pecan Sandies Cookie Recipe

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Pecan Sandies, Mexican Wedding Cookies, or Snowball Cookies, these little cookies powdered with confectioner’s sugar are delicious, no matter the name and are favorites for celebrations and holidays!

Even though this cookie is affectionately called many names, they are so simple to make! They only have a few ingredients and come together quickly. They can easily be made ahead or even frozen too!


– butter – confectioner’s sugar – all purpose flour – pecans – vanilla Extract

Begin by preheating your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line baking sheets with parchment paper.


With an electric mixer, cream together the softened butter and confectioner’s sugar, add in the flour and vanilla extract, and mix until well combined.


Scoop the cookie dough with a teaspoon and then roll it between your palms to form a ball.


Place the cookie dough ball onto the prepared baking sheet, leaving about 2 inches between each cookie, and then repeat until the baking sheet is filled.


Bake the cookies until golden brown, about 12 minutes.


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