Many recipes Mexican wedding cookies can be found online. The recipe below comes from DeGrazia and Mexican Cookery.
½ cup butter
2 tablespoons confectioner's sugar
1 cup flour
1 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla
Cream together butter and sugar until light. Add flour, pecans and vanilla. Roll dough into 1 inch balls. Place on greased baking sheet and flatten slightly. Bake at 300 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Rolls in additional confectioner's sugar while warm. Let cool, roll again in sugar. Note: Be careful to bake only until a light brown color. Cookies may be stored for several days; sprinkle with confectioner's sugar before serving. Yield: 25 to 30 cookies.
Davenport, Rita. DeGrazia and Mexican Cookery. Flagstaff, Arizona: Northland Press. c1982. Page 68.
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