Mexican Wedding Cookies

4.5
(156) 134 Reviews
Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
35
min.
Servings

24 servings, 2 cookies each

Five ingredients and 20 minutes later, your oven is baking these sweet, melt-in-your-mouth celebration cookies. Eat now or forever hold your peace.

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Beat butter, 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour, beating on low speed after each addition until blended. Add nuts; mix well.
  • Shape dough into 48 (1-inch) balls. Place, 1-1/2 inches apart, on baking sheets.
  • Bake 14 to 15 min. or until bottoms are lightly browned. Cool 5 min. on baking sheets. Roll warm cookies, 1 at a time, in remaining sugar in small bowl until evenly coated; place on wire racks. Cool completely.

Size Wise

Enjoy your favorite foods on occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions.

Make it Easy

Use a blender or food processor to finely chop the nuts. Just be careful not to overprocess them or you'll end up with nut butter!

How to Store

Store in tightly covered container at room temperature.

Servings

  • 24 servings, 2 cookies each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, 2 cookies each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 160
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 70mg
Carbohydrate 14g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 5g
Protein 2g
   
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • Kellyp2005 | Tue, Jan 6 2015 5:13 PM

    So yummy!! Could not stop eating them!! Kind of like pecan sandies the cookie.

  • LVON50 | Thu, Jan 1 2015 8:38 PM

    such an easy recipe and so good.

  • Sharon6108 | Mon, Dec 22 2014 9:10 PM

    Just made these for the first time ..I don't think they will last till Christmas.. I think I have to make more. ha ha

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