Almond Butter Cookies

Isn’t the rainbow background just precious? ;) But really, I think these cookies are deserving of such a magical background. They are buttery and just melt in your mouth. These little nuggets of deliciousness are also called Mexican Wedding Cookies and can be made with either pecans or almonds.

Almond Butter Cookies
Recipe credit: Taste of Home & my Grandma Baivier
Print Recipe

1 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar, divided
2 cups all-purpose flower
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup chopped almonds

Preheat oven to 350F. Cream the butter and 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Add flour and vanilla and mix well. Stir in the almonds and shape into 1-inch balls. Place on an ungreased baking sheet and bake for 13-16 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown. Cool for a few minutes before moving to wire cooling racks. Once cooled completely, roll in remaining powdered sugar.

  • rebecca - July 30, 2009 - 12:23 pm

    aka “best cookies ever”. I used to plan trips to Granville Street in Vancouver *just* to get a couple of these from a place called “Picnic”. Butter, sugar, flour, nuts….how could they *not* be good?ReplyCancel

  • Carolyn R - August 7, 2009 - 8:19 pm

    These might be my favorite cookie ever. I love them so much!ReplyCancel

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