Thursday, December 12, 2013

Cookie Exchange: Wedding Cookies

Get ready for your Holiday Cookie Exchanges and make these Wedding Cookies during your annual Christmas Cookie bake off. Original recipe featured on Saveur.

16 tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
6 tbsp., plus 1 cup confectioners' sugar
1 3/4 cups flour
2 cups finely chopped pecans
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Heat oven to 275 degrees. Whip butter and 6 tbsp. sugar in a bowl until fluffy. Slowly add flour and beat until combined. Stir in pecans and vanilla. Shape dough into 3/4 inch balls. Place on parchment paper lined baking sheets. Bake, rotating sheets halfway until cookies are set 25-30 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack. Let cool. Place remaining 1 cup sugar in a shallow dish; roll cookies in sugar until completely coated.

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