25 Traditional Mexican Cookies you will love. Serve these for parties, special occasions or just because. From wedding cookies to Mexican Cinnamon Cookies, the options are so delicious.

25 Traditional Mexican Cookies you will love. Serve these for parties, weddings, Christmas or just because. From wedding cookies to Mexican Cinnamon Cookies, the options are so delicious to make at home. #dessertsonadime #mexicancookies
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I have rounded up the best list of Mexican Cookies. These traditional recipes are easy to make, delicious and sure to be a hit. The next time you are in the mood for something sweet, try these amazing cookie recipes.

Get your baking sheets ready and make these traditional Mexican cookie recipes.

25 Traditional Mexican Cookies you will absolutely love. Serve these for parties, weddings, Christmas or just because. From wedding cookies to Mexican Cinnamon Cookies, the options are so delicious to make at home. #dessertsonadime #mexicancookies

The delicious blend of cinnamon and sugar result in the perfect cookie.

Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe
Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe is one of our favorites. The cookies are so soft and delicious.  Each bite is the perfect blend of cinnamon and sugar.
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2. Snowball Cookies

The buttery soft texture of snowball cookies tastes great with lots of powdered sugar on top.

Snowball Cookies
Your family will go crazy over this Snowball cookies recipe. Each bite is buttery and delicious with lots of powdered sugar on top. They are so good and we look for any excuse to make snowball cookies.
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3. Polvorones

Simple ingredients come together for a fantastic recipe in these bite size treats.

These yummy little crumbly cakes are somewhat similar to pie crust but a little cakier and a little crumblier. They are pretty much balls of butter, flour and sugar flavored with a little bit of cinnamon and vanilla.
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4. Chorreadas Piloncillo Cookies

Try traditional Mexican cookies with a sugary topping for a delightful treat.

Chorreadas Piloncillo Cookies
The melted “Piloncillo” chunks give the cookies a messy look, but they’re the best and tasty part while you eat them. In Mexico, these cookies are called “Chorreadas de Piloncillo”, meaning that the piloncillo has melted and leaked on top of the cookie, making a sugary mess!
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5. Biscochitos

Not only is this recipe gorgeous but they taste great too.

Biscochitos (sometimes spelled Bizcochitos) are a beloved New Mexican treat. Although I wasn't born here, I've lived in New Mexico for more than half my life, so my roots here feel pretty sturdy at this point. These days, I definitely consider myself a New Mexican through and through. 
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6. Galletas de Nuez

Similar to Mexican Wedding Cookies, this flour mixture is heavenly and will melt in your mouch.

Galletas de Nuez
Galletitas De Nuez (Mexican Wedding Cookies) are crunchy little cookies that melt in your mouth. The recipe is quick, simple and great for any occasion.
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7. Coyotas

You will not believe how simple this recipe is to make and gorgeous they turn out.

Let me introduce you to Coyotas, a flat and filled kind of cookie from the state of Sonora in Mexico. These cookies are delicious and so simple to make at home, but be aware: They’re addictive!
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8. Sonoran Corn Cookies

These crispy delights make the perfect pairing with coffee.

Coricos are a type of cookie made with corn flour and are a popular treat in the northern states of Mexico, particularly Sonora.  These crispy treats are perfect for dipping into coffee or hot chocolate.
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9. Mexican Cinnamon Cookies

The cinnamon topping is so tasty with these buttery cookies. It’s so easy to make using a stand mixer.

Mexican Cinnamon Cookies
Easy Mexican Cinnamon Cookies are a melt in your mouth buttery cinnamon flavored sugar cookies recipe with a crunchy cinnamon-sugar coating.
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This recipe includes easy step by step instructions so anyone can make this classic dessert.

Espejo Mexican Cookie
This espejo Mexican cookie recipe is very easy. Espejos, Spanish for mirrors, are a popular Mexican pan dulce. Learn how to make them at home step by step. They are easier than you might think.
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11. Chewy Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

The cookies are soft and delicious while loaded with chocolate flavor. You can use parchment paper on the pan before placing in the oven.

Chewy Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies
These are soft and chewy like a molasses cookie.  By blooming the cocoa in warm butter you get a deep, rich chocolate flavor.  And the hint of spice and heat from the cinnamon and cayenne makes this cookie stand out.
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12. Mexican Sprinkle Cookies

The total time is less than 30 minutes and results in a colorful and tasty cookie.

Mexican Sprinkle Cookies
These vegan Mexican sprinkle cookies (galletas de grageas) are crunchy on the outside with a soft, buttery inside. Made in under 30 minutes and with just 7 ingredients, you’ll be lucky if you can stop at just one!
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Combine this cookie with learning about traditions around the world.

Galletas Mexican Cookie
There are so many great ways to teach your children about the holiday season, and one of our favorites is by making Christmas cookies from around the world. Christmas Cookies Around the World is a great way to learn about different Christmas traditions. It can also be a fun acts of kindness activity.
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14. Marranitos (Puerquitos)

Make this cookie today and find out why it’s one of the most popular cookies.

Marranitos (Puerquitos)
Marranitos (Puerquitos) are soft and chewy Mexican piggy cookies. Made with piloncillo, spices, and plenty of butter for the best flavor. No wonder they are one of the most popular Mexican sweet breads. 
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15. Hojarascas Mexican Shortbread Cookies

With simple ingredients such as all purpose flour, vanilla extract and teaspoon salt, this gorgeous recipe is very simple.

Hojarascas (Mexican Shortbread Cookies)
Hojarascas are yummy Mexican shortbread cookies covered in a sweet cinnamon and sugar coating. Make a few dozen because one batch is just never enough. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
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16. Coconut-Lime Mexican Wedding Cookies

The flavor of coconut and lime in these wedding cookies taste incredible. The recipe uses pecans, but you can easily substitute walnuts or almonds.

Coconut-Lime Mexican Wedding Cookies
These cookies are popular all over the world and known by different names, such as snowballs, butter balls, or Russian tea cakes, to name just a few. They are crisp, shortbread-like cookies made from ground nuts, flour, butter, and sugar. This version is flavored with lime, pecans, and ground coconut.
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17. Mexican Tricolor Shortbread Cookies

Each bite is perfectly flavored and has the best texture.

Mexican Tricolor Shortbread Cookies
The Mexican shortbread cookies are simple to make, and the flavor is sweetwith a crumbly texture that melts in your mouth. The traditional recipe calls for ingredients such as confectioners sugar, vegetable shortening, or pork lard.
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18. Mexican Chocolate Haystack Cookies

If you like classic Haystack cookies, try this Mexican Chocolate version.

Mexican Chocolate Haystack Cookies
One of my favorites to make were chocolate haystacks. They are so simple to make: chocolate and chow mein noodles, that’s it, and the best part is there is no baking involved. It’s the perfect cookie for children to help make.
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These rich truffles include cayenne pepper with the cinnamon for an extra kick.

Mexican Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles
In addition to a batch of classic truffles and some mini whoopie pies, I brought a tray of these Mexican Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles. Based on a variation of the basic cookie dough recipe in my book, this one is rich chocolate with a kick of cinnamon and cayenne pepper.
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20. Mexican Mocha Crinkle Cookies

Crinkle Cookies are very easy to make, and the secret ingredient includes cayenne peppers.

Mexican Mocha Crinkle Cookies
I have always been fascinated with the idea of adding peppers and chocolate together. Since I started watching baking shows and saw someone add cayenne peppers to a baked dessert, I knew I would have to try this sometime.
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21. Mexican Sugar Cookies

The bright and cheerful colors in this recipe make this perfect for special occasions.

Mexican Sugar Cookies
Not only are these cookies fun to make, but they taste wonderful as well. Loaded with traditional baking ingredients like sugar, butter, and flour, these sugar cookies keep things simple, classic, and tasty.
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22. Mexican Dress Cookies

This recipe is definitely a must try for your next fiesta. They are so gorgeous.

Mexican Dress Cookies
These cookies aren’t quite as beautiful as the real thing, but they’re definitely a close second. So, when planning your next fiesta, be sure to add these to the refreshment list!
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23. Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies

Delicious cookies sandwiched between rich filling come together for a luscious cookie.

Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies
Crumbly, tender cookies sandwiched together with dulce de leche – alfajores are the kind of cookies that almost anyone will be tempted by. Welcome to your next cookie plate must-have.
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24. Mexican Pink Cookies

From Cinco de Mayo to baby showers and more, these Pink Cookies are the perfect dessert.

Mexican Pink Cookies
Perfectly tender with a crumbly texture, these Mexican Pink Cookies will melt in your mouth! They’ll be the star of the show for Cinco de Mayo, baby showers, and weddings!
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25. Chocolate-Filled Mexican Wedding Cookies

Chocolate lovers will go crazy over this version of Mexican Wedding Cookies. Cover in plastic wrap and save for your celebration.

Chocolate-Filled Mexican Wedding Cookies
Mexican Wedding Cookies are one of the quintessential Christmas cookies out there.  Besides decorated sugar cookies and gingerbread men, they are definitely what come to my mind when I think of holiday sweets
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