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Mexican Wedding Cakes

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  •  5 stars stars based on 248 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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  MamaPanda13 in New Jersey  Dec 9, 2018
Would make this again.
I\'ve been looking fora recipe like this for awhile now. They were incredible. Left them in exactly 15 minutes. Instead of rolling them in powdered sugar, I put some powered sugar in a big zip lock bag, put in 3 at a time and just shook the bag. It completely covered the cookies, easier way of doing it. Also bumped it to a half tbsp of vanilla by accident but thats fine. Just made them extra yummy.. Tried combining by hand at first but ended up switching to my stand mixture which made a difference in the dough.

Also use parchment if you don\'t trust your pans or oven. Did it both ways and some burned without the parchment paper.
5 stars

  OMGshellyOMG  Dec 28, 2017
Would make this again.
I printed this recipe years ago from a magazine and this is my most requested cookie every year. So thrilled to find it online. Incredibly delicious! 5 stars

  Celeste in Fl  Dec 21, 2017
Would make this again.
Awesome. Super easy! Will make again 5 stars

  jann in eastern oregon  Dec 22, 2016
Would make this again.
yummy 5 stars

  Jen in Livingston, NJ  Dec 13, 2016
Would make this again.
These are delicious. My girlfriends and I get together every year and bake holiday cookies. These are by far the most favored by all our families and friends. We make hundreds! 5 stars

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