I actually got this recipe for Mexican wedding cakes from my 9th grade Spanish teacher and have been making it for years. Thanks, Señora Schaffer wherever you are now!
What else are Mexican wedding cookies called?
These cookies are very easy to make and they melt in your mouth. For some reason these cookies go by a number of different names. I’ve heard people call them: Pecan Sandies, Butterballs, Snowball cookies, Polvorones, Russian Tea Cakes, Swedish Tea Cakes, Moldy Mice (kinda weird ha ha). How can one cookie have so many different names?!
I admit though. I even call them by different names. I’m making these around the holiday, I like to call them snow ball cookies. Any other time of the year, I usually call them Mexican wedding cakes. Too funny.