Mexican Wedding Cakes II


Light, crunchy, round, buttery balls, with chopped nuts in them, coated with confectioner's sugar. These look nice when placed on a tray in the mini paper cupcake liners.

42 cookies


  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 8 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups chopped walnuts

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  2. Mix all the ingredients together with a mixer until well blended. Roll dough into round small balls.

  3. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

  4. Cool completely then roll in additional confectionary sugar.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

208 Calories
16g Fat
14g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 21
Calories 208
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 63mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 66mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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