Cinnamon Mexican Wedding Cookies are just like the classic melt in your mouth favorites we all love, but with a delicious twist that make them even better!
These Cinnamon Spiced Mexican Wedding Cookies are just like Mexican cookies but with a fabulous twist. You and your family won’t be able to stay out of them.
Whether you’re getting married or not, you need these Cinnamon Spiced Mexican Wedding Cookies in your life. Bursting with fresh cinnamon flavor, these cookies are a huge hit in many households. Perfect for your Christmas cookie tray!
Mexican Wedding Cookies
Are you a cookie lover? If you enjoy fresh, warm, and flavorful cookies, you’re going to fall in love with this simple yet delicious recipe for Mexican Wedding Cookies. Not only do they taste good, but they’re easy enough to prepare with minimal ingredients, such as vanilla extract, granulated sugar, and flour. With the right combination of ingredients and a bit of your time, you’ll have the most amazing cookies ready to serve with a side of milk and enjoy.
Why You Should Try the Cinnamon Spiced Mexican Wedding Cookies
These cookies are bursting with flavor. From the addition of cinnamon to the hint of vanilla, you can expect to enjoy them.
You don’t need a lot of costly ingredients to make these cookies at home from scratch.
It won’t take hours to prepare these cookies. You’re only going to need around 25 minutes of your time to put these together, making it that much more convenient for you.
If you’ve never tried these cookies before, you won’t be disappointed. It requires minimal effort and a small amount of time to put these baked goodies together and bake them in the oven for an incredible treat.
Recipe Notes and Tips for these Cinnamon Wedding Cookies
Be sure to sift through your powdered sugar before using it to prepare the icing. It’s often clumpy, so you want to sift through the pieces of it to remove any clumps before getting started.
If you don’t have ground cinnamon but you do have a bottle of cinnamon sugar, you can use it as an alternative for the cookie coating.
Be sure to toss the cookies more than once to get them fully saturated in powdered sugar and cinnamon for the added flavor that these two ingredients will bring to the cookies.
Frequently Asked Questions
Be sure to check out the answers to questions you may have about preparing these incredible Mexican Wedding Cookies.
Do I need to add icing to these cookies?
No, you won’t need to add any icing to these cookies because you’re tossing them in powdered sugar with cinnamon for added flavor. However, if you prefer icing, you can prepare it by combining your cinnamon and powdered sugar with a bit of milk and vanilla extract to make it before coating the cookies with it.
How many cookies will this recipe give me?
This recipe yields 40 cookies, giving you more than enough baked goodies for everyone to enjoy and then some.
Will I need special equipment to make these cookies?
No, you won’t need special equipment to make the cookies. In fact, you’ll only need a stand mixer with a dough hook attachment, a baking tray, and some parchment paper to place on the baking tray before adding your cookies to it.
What can I do if I don’t have powdered sugar?
Not having powdered sugar may seem like a bummer when you’re trying to prepare these Cinnamon Spiced Mexican Wedding Cookies. However, there is a solution to the problem. Combine granulated sugar with a bit of cornstarch to prepare homemade powdered sugar that works just as well in this recipe.
Can I add nuts or anything else to the cookies?
While traditional Cinnamon Mexican Wedding Cookies don’t have extras added to them, you’re free to customize these cookies by adding different ingredients to the cookie dough, such as chopped nuts. If you feel like adding anything extra, be sure to choose something that will taste good with the cinnamon and powdered sugar coating the cookies.
How to Store the Cinnamon Mexican Wedding Cookies
After you’ve allowed your cookies to cool down and have coated them in the powdered sugar and cinnamon mixture, place them in an airtight container, where they’ll continue to stay fresh and flavorful for up to two weeks. If your cookies ever start to feel a bit too crunchy, place one slice of plain bread into the airtight container with the cookies to retain their moisture and keep them softer.
Enjoy the excellent taste of Cinnamon Spiced Mexican Wedding Cookies. They’re tasty, fresh, and perfect for all occasions.
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Cinnamon Mexican Wedding Cookies
- 1 1/4 cups /10 oz unsalted butter, softened
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup corn-starch
- 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
For The Cookie dough:
For the Topping:
- Preheat your oven to 325 F Line 2 baking trays with parchment paper.
- Sift the icing sugar and ground cinnamon into a medium bowl. Set aside.
- In a bowl of your stand mixer with a dough hook, beat the butter with sugar until light and fluffy. Add the vanilla extract. Sift the all-purpose flour and corn flour together over the butter mixture and continue beating until it comes together.
- Roll heaped tablespoons of mixture into balls, then roll in the cinnamon-sugar mixture and place on the prepared baking trays.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 14-15 minutes or until pale golden.
- Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
- Toss the cookies again in the sugar mixture and leave on a wire rack to cool completely.