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Mexican Wedding Cakes I

"Rich, delicate, pretty cookie for Holiday or party trays. Melts in your mouth. Easy to make, just a little labor intensive. The less you handle this dough, the more delicate the finished cookie."
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Ingredients

servings 133 cals
Original recipe yields 30 servings (5 dozen)

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Directions

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  1. Cream together confectioner's sugar and butter. Add vanilla, cinnamon and almonds.
  2. Knead in flour by hand until completely mixed.
  3. Chill dough for about an hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  5. Roll out dough to one inch thickness. Cut into 1 inch pieces, and roll quickly and gently into a ball. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Bake for about 15 minutes.
  6. When baked, dip or roll in confectioner's sugar. Store airtight in layers with waxed paper in between.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 133 calories; 8.7 g fat; 12.1 g carbohydrates; 2.2 g protein; 16 mg cholesterol; 45 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Simple and delicious! I've made this many times. One day I had no almonds, so, instead I added 1/4 cup more of confectioners sugar (I also skip putting the dough in the fridge) and they still we...

Most helpful critical review

:( Taste and smells just like play-dough. I know these are suppose to be slightly bland in taste but these were just awful.... Kid n hubby gave a big frown :( It's got to be all that flour? I h...

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Simple and delicious! I've made this many times. One day I had no almonds, so, instead I added 1/4 cup more of confectioners sugar (I also skip putting the dough in the fridge) and they still we...

I absolutely loved this recipe. I made them for my friends and they ate them in few minutes. This is an easy recipe that does not require tones of ingredients. I like this version of the Mexican...

fabulous!

My husband said "These are the best Mexican Wedding Cookies I've ever had". I doubled the recipe and used 1/2 vanilla extract and 1/2 almond extract. I don't know if they stay in a round ball if...

These cookies are fantastic, not bland at all! I'm baking them right now (my husband has already eaten 5 and said they are addictive) I have Martha Stewart's cookie cook book and she has almost ...

EXCELLENT! I made them on Christmas Eve and everyone loved them. I made half with confectioners sugar and the other half i mixed the powdered sugar and cinnamon. Thety were both great.

I have never used any other recipe for this cookie, everyone that's every tried these simply loves them. They come out perfect each and every time and I do not change anything about it EVER. Jus...

Great simple recipe especially for parties. The only thing I changed was letting the cookies cool completely down on a rack and then sifting confectioner's sugar on top. Will definitely use th...

:( Taste and smells just like play-dough. I know these are suppose to be slightly bland in taste but these were just awful.... Kid n hubby gave a big frown :( It's got to be all that flour? I h...