Mexican Wedding Cake

From Wine Country Inn & Cottages in St. Helena, California

Not just for weddings, these cakes are perfect for any get together. However, be prepared - everyone will want the recipe!


  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour, sifted
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped


In a mixer, beat butter until fluffy. Gradually add the sugar, flour and vanilla, mixing well. Blend in pecans.Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Place onto greased cookie sheet, then bake in oven at 325 degrees for about 25 minutes. Remove from oven, sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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