Italian Wedding Cookies
Italian Wedding Cookies dust your dessert trays with confectioner's sugar wonder! You only need 6 ingredients to make these cookies.
Servings 72 cookies (6 dozens)
- 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter
- 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 cups almond, finely ground
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cups confectioners sugar for rolling
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in salt, almonds, and vanilla. Gradually mix in flour and combine well.
Roll dough into 1 inch balls. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet 2 inches apart and bake for 15-20 minutes. The cookies will remain pale. If they brown they will be dry.
Cool cookies 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: 1cookie | Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 7mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 118IU | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg