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Mexican Bride Cookies

"This wonderful sugar cookie is a well-known favorite."
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Ingredients

servings 148 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Mix the flour, sugar, salt, and nuts together in a medium bowl. Stir in the vanilla. Either with your hands (my favorite way) or with a pastry cutter, work the butter into the flour mixture until it becomes a ball. Shape the dough into 24 one inch flat circles, and place on a cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes or until they are lightly browned. After they have cooled on a rack, dust them heavily with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 148 calories; 11 g fat; 11.1 g carbohydrates; 1.6 g protein; 20 mg cholesterol; 55 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was a good recipe for one of my favorites. Picture a pop in your mouth cookie with the texture of a powdered lemon cookie. The trick to not getting a bland, dry cookie is the cookie to suga...

Most helpful critical review

After 20 minutes they were too brown. Cook only 15 minutes.

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This was a good recipe for one of my favorites. Picture a pop in your mouth cookie with the texture of a powdered lemon cookie. The trick to not getting a bland, dry cookie is the cookie to suga...

I have been looking for this recipe for years. The only time I have ever had these they were store bought, but I loved them. These are great and easy...

After 20 minutes they were too brown. Cook only 15 minutes.

Hard and tasteless. I've had Mexican Wedding cookies several different ways, but never this bad.

Wonderful cookies. Very few ingredients and fast to make. Tried them as a "plan B" do to the failure of another dessert I was making for a Mexican potluck. With time running out I found this rec...

absolutely delicious. even substituting the pecans for walnuts worked.

These were AWESOME. Not too sweet, but nutty and buttery. I've tried other recipes, but these were by far the best I've ever made. I made one change and that was to cook only 20 minutes. The...

These are wonderful. I read some reviews and I also only cooked for 15 - 20 minutes. I used half butter shortening and half butter and rolled them in the sugar after cooling for a few minutes an...

The easiest cookie recipe ever! This is by far the best version I've tried of Mexican Wedding Cookies. Taste fantastic and look gorgeous, too.