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Black Walnut Cookies

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars

"A wonderful variation of Mexican Wedding Cookies that won first prize at the state fair!"
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Ingredients

servings 84 cals
Original recipe yields 48 servings (48 cookies)

Directions

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  1. Cream butter and 1 cup confectioners sugar until fluffy. Stir in brandy and vanilla. Add flour, salt and nuts. Mix well.
  2. Shape dough into 1 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Sprinkle confectioner sugar over cookies.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 84 calories; 5.4 g fat; 7.2 g carbohydrates; 1.2 g protein; 10 mg cholesterol; 40 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This was very good, the only changes I made was I used no brandy and pecans for my nut prefererence.I recommend this cooky, especially if you are a lover of Mexican Wedding cookies like myself.

Most helpful critical review

I think black walnuts have a very strong flavor so I used half cup of those and half cup of regular walnuts in the recipe. That was my only change. I thought they were still too strong black wal...

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This was very good, the only changes I made was I used no brandy and pecans for my nut prefererence.I recommend this cooky, especially if you are a lover of Mexican Wedding cookies like myself.

I made these cookies for my husband because the recipe sounded like one that his grandmother used to bake for him when he was a little boy. I had to substitute Kahlua for the brandy, but the res...

This is a nice recipe for a delicate, light, melt in your mouth cookie. Very much like an ice cream cookie.

This was excellent! I didn't have Brandy so I used Brandy extract! They are delicious!!

Made this recipe today with French cognac & the black walnuts...EXCELLENT!!! The cognac compliments the rich distinctive flavor of the black walnuts PERFECTLY! Better than any pecan nut balls ...

AWESOME!!

This was enjoy by 75% of the family during the holiday's.

These were really good! I didn't have brandy so used bourbon instead and it didn't seem to hurt them! Will make a great addition to my holiday goody plates. Thanks!

If you are going to use brandy, black walnuts are the way to go and should not be substituted for English walnuts. There is just a "different" taste about them that pairs really nicely with the...