Choco-Dipped Fiesta Wedding Cookies


Celebrate a classic treat with a twist in our Choco-Dipped Fiesta Wedding Cookies! These buttery, nutty cookies, a staple at celebrations, get an extra layer of indulgence with rich chocolate dipping. Perfect for special occasions or as a delightful snack, these cookies combine the traditional Mexican wedding cookie flavor with the irresistible charm of chocolate.

Choco-Dipped Fiesta Wedding Cookies

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooling and Dipping Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 24 cookies
  • Serving Size: 1 cookie

Nutritional Profile (per cookie)

  • Calories: 120 kcal
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Sodium: 25 mg
  • Sugar: 5 g


Cookie Dough

  • 200 g (0.44 lbs or 7 oz) unsalted butter, softened
  • 100 g (0.22 lbs or 3.5 oz) powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200 g (0.44 lbs or 7 oz) all-purpose flour
  • 100 g (0.22 lbs or 3.5 oz) finely chopped nuts (walnuts, pecans, or almonds)

Chocolate Dip

  • 150 g (0.33 lbs or 5.3 oz) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil or shortening

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Make Cookie Dough: Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in vanilla. Gradually add flour and nuts until well combined. Chill dough for 30 minutes.
  2. Bake Cookies: Preheat oven to 175°C (350°F). Roll dough into small balls and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly golden. Cool completely.
  3. Prepare Chocolate: Melt chocolate chips and coconut oil in a double boiler or microwave, stirring until smooth.
  4. Dip Cookies: Dip half of each cooled cookie into the melted chocolate, shaking off excess. Place on parchment paper to set.
  5. Cool: Allow the chocolate to harden at room temperature or in the refrigerator.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Uniform Size: Ensure cookies are of uniform size for even baking.
  • Cooling is Key: Completely cool cookies before dipping in chocolate to avoid melting.
  • Storage: Store in an airtight container to maintain freshness.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use different nuts in the recipe?

Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with your favorite nuts.

How can I prevent the chocolate from seizing?

Avoid any water contact with chocolate during melting and use low heat.

Can I make these cookies gluten-free?

Yes, just substitute the all-purpose flour with your preferred gluten-free flour.