Favourite Mexican Wedding Cakes - Pecan Cookie Balls!

70 mins (prep 10, cooking 60)
7 ingredients
48 servings
I love these gorgeous little balls! The use of nuts & icing sugar reminds me of Algerian style cookies - my husband loves them as they are so similar. If you give them a few coats of confectioners sugar youwill get a beautiful finish. This recipe was originally from McCormicks.

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Serving Size (10.09 g)
Servings 48
Amount per Serving
Calories 52.34 Calories from Fat 37.08
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4.12g 304.47%
Saturated Fat 2.55g 612.84%
Trans Fat 0.16g %
Cholesterol 10.6mg 169.56%
Sodium 37.85mg 75.7%
Total Carbohydrate 3.6g 57.62%
Dietary Fiber 0.54 g 102.72%
Sugars 0.02 g %
Protein 0.7g 67.43%
Vitamin A 123.63IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 2.89mg% Iron 0.18mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
confectioners' sugar, pure vanilla extract, ground nutmeg, finely chopped pecans, confectioners' sugar