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Italian Wedding Cookies Recipe
Italian Wedding Cookies Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Easy and quick, this is the best Italian wedding cookies recipe. Loaded with walnuts & hazelnuts then coated in powder sugar like a snowball.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 10
Calories: 507.1 kcal
Author: Florentina
  • 1 1/2 c salted butter organic
  • 4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 c ground walnuts
  • 3/4 c ground hazelnuts
  • 3 c all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c powder sugar
  • 1/2 c powder sugar for dusting
  1. Preheat your oven to 325”F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl cream together the butter and 3/4 c of the powder sugar until fluffy.
  3. Add the vanilla extract and little by little the ground walnuts and hazelnuts. Mix until combined.
  4. Start adding in the flour little by little until mixed in.
  5. Prepare your largest cookie sheet and using a small spoon form the cookies into rounds, the size of a golfball or smaller. You should have about 45 cookies.
  6. Arrange all the cookies on the baking sheet without touching each other.
  7. Bake the cookies in the preheated 325”F oven for 20 minutes.
  8. Remove the wedding cookies from the oven and allow them to cool off for a few minutes before rolling them over the reserved powder sugar.
  9. Arrange the cookies on a platter and dust with more powder sugar on top before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Italian Wedding Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving (5 g)
Calories 507.1 Calories from Fat 319
% Daily Value*
Fat 35.4g54%
Saturated Fat 18.2g114%
Polyunsaturated Fat 14.7g
Cholesterol 74.3mg25%
Sodium 197.3mg9%
Carbohydrates 42.5g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 12.5g14%
Protein 5.9g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.