Chocolate Wedding Cookies

Recipe from

Southern Living


1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup finely chopped pecans


Sift together powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons cocoa. Set aside.

Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add flour and next 3 ingredients, beating until blended. Stir in pecans. (Dough will be stiff.) Shape into 1-inch balls, and place on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Remove cookies to wire racks, and cool slightly. Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar mixture, and cool completely on wire racks.