Makes 24 servings
These buttery melt-in-your mouth cookies are also known as Mexican Wedding Cakes. They make a great holiday gift or cookie exchange addition.
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
2 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar, divided
2 teaspoons MCCORMICK All Natural Pure Vanilla Extract
1/2 teaspoon MCCORMICK Ground Nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups flour
1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, beat butter with electric mixer on medium speed, until light and fluffy. Add 1/2 cup of the sugar, vanilla, nutmeg, and salt; beat until well blended. Stir in flour and pecans.
2.Shape into 1-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
3.Bake 15 minutes. Remove from baking sheets. Immediately roll hot cookies in remaining 2 cups sugar. Place sugared cookies on wire racks to cool. When cool, roll again in sugar.
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