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Mexican Wedding Cakes

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  •  5 stars stars based on 245 reviews
  •   99% would make this again
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Makes about 48

1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups all-pupose flour
1 cup finely chopped almonds or pecans
1/4 teaspoon salt
powdered sugar

Pre-heat oven to 325 F. In a large bowl combine 1/2 cup powdered sugar, butter and vanilla. Blend well. Stir in flour, nuts and salt until dough holds together. Shape into 1-inch balls. Place inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 15-20 minutes until set but not brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool slightly and roll in powdered sugar. Cool completely and reroll in powdered sugar.

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Reviews of Mexican Wedding Cakes:

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  A cookie baker  Oct 3, 2016
Would make this again.
Awesome cookie and super easy. I put the nuts in the food processor before adding to dough. So good, thank you! 5 stars

  bumbleybee23 in oregon coast  Dec 20, 2015
Would make this again.
these have been a holiday favorite since I was a little kid at grandma's for christmas!! Now I make them for the family. I have dough chilling right now and thinking about adding coconut shreds to half!! 5 stars

  Berta in Mn  May 8, 2015
Would make this again.
These are so yummy and I always add vanilla nut extract (Watkins) when I make them - gives them a much more intense flavor. Plus I toast my pecans first and that adds to the cookie also. Everyone loves them! 5 stars

  Martha in carpinteria California  Dec 21, 2014
Would make this again.
These are the best and very easy to make everyone loves, loves,loves then they are a big hit for every holiday in Oki our family 3 stars

  dee in san pedro ca.  Dec 3, 2014
Would make this again.
these are a family fave. I make them every Christmas. 5 stars

  A cookie baker in vancouver,bc  Oct 22, 2014
Would make this again.
finally found this again , I have looked for it for years and didn't know what site I found it on, these are the best 5 stars

  Karen in Clarence, ny  Jan 2, 2014
Would make this again.
These are great cookies! 5 stars

  Babar in MA  Dec 29, 2013
Would make this again.
Absolutely delicious. Easy to make. Everyone, ages 1 to 95, loved them! 5 stars

  sally in Indiana  Dec 21, 2013
Would make this again.
These are a family FAVORITE and always turn out awesome!!!!!! :) 5 stars

  Moe in MA  Dec 7, 2013
Would make this again.
My all time Christmas cookie, always first on the bake list. 5 stars

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