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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 Recipe, How to make Danish Wedding Cookies Recipe
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.
    Step by step how to make Danish wedding cookies, cookie doughs on a baking sheet
  • 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