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Mexican Wedding Cookies / Polvorones

Mexican wedding cookies or polvorones are classic cookies which are easy to make, tasty and melt in the mouth.

Course Breakfast, evening snacks
Cuisine Mexican, spanish
Keyword cookies recipes, eggless baking, eggless cookies recipe, mexican wedding cookies, polvorones


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup castor sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2.25 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup walnuts


  1. . Bake for five to ten minutes. Once they are golden in color, remove and coat them in the powdered sugar and put them on the rack again to cool. Serve when cool for the crumbly texture.

  2. Take butter and sugar in a bowl and whip them together until they are well incorporated and smooth in texture.

  3. Add vanilla essence and salt to it.

  4. Slowly, add the flour in two batches to it. Mix it well.

  5. Fold the nuts into it.

  6. Take small ball of it and press it into a small circle.

  7. Take a baking tray, put a sheet over it. Line the cookies on a sheet.

  8. Pre-heat the oven at 170 degree centigrade.

  9. Bake for five to ten minutes, until golden in colour.

  10. Remove and coat them in the castor sugar.

  11. Put them back on the rack.

  12. Once they are cool, store in an airtight container.

Recipe Notes

  • Decrease the amount of nuts if needed.
  • Pecans or walnuts are usually added to these cookies. You may add other nuts.
  • Butter should be at room temperature.