Key Lime Mexican Wedding Cookies

Key Lime Mexican Wedding Cookies

Total Time: 2 hours

Yield: 36 cookies

Key Lime Mexican Wedding Cookies


  • 1 Cup Earth Balance (vegan butter), softened
  • 2 1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar, divided
  • 2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Key Lime Zest
  • the juice from 3 Key Limes
  • 1/2 Cup chopped Pecans
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract


Beat softened butter and 1/2 cup powdered sugar with electric mixer until blended. Start incorporating flour and next 4 ingredients maintaining a low speed until all ingredients form a homogeneous dough.

Cover dough and chill for an hour.

Preheat oven to 275. Prepare 2 baking sheets lines with parchment paper. Shape dough into little 1 inch balls, placing an inch apart, and flattening slightly.

Bake for 35-40 minutes or until edges are lightly browned, rotating pans after 15 minutes.

Roll hot cookies in remaining 2 cups of powdered sugar and then allow the cookies to cool for 20 minutes. If needed, re-roll cookies in any remaining powdered sugar.