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Danish wedding cookies on a cooling rack

Danish Wedding Cookies

Danish wedding cookies bring fluffy powdered sugar and a crumbly crunch to your holiday bash! One of the easiest cookies you can bake! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine European
Keyword Danish Wedding Cookies, Danish Wedding Cookies Recipe, How Do I Make Danish Wedding Cookies, How To Make Danish Wedding Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 30 cookies
Calories 63kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 1/2 cups unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cups pecans finely ground
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup - plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cups confectioners sugar for rolling or more as needed


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl, using a handheld mixer set on medium speed, cream together butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in cinnamon, salt, pecans, and vanilla. Gradually mix in flour and combine well.
  • Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes. Cookies do not brown.
  • Let cookies cool for a couple of minutes then roll warm cookies in remaining confectioners' sugar and place on a wire rack to cool completely. When cool, dust with extra powdered sugar.


Serving: 1/30 of the recipe | Calories: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Iron: 0.2mg