Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe | Yummly

Mexican Wedding Cookies

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7Ingredients
45Minutes
150Calories
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Description

Mexican wedding cookies go by various names, including "Mexican wedding cakes." Whatever the name, you know the cookie: soft, tender, nutty, and coated in powdered sugar. It's a crowd-pleaser that can be made with any type of nut. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Saura Madani.

Ingredients

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  • 3/4 cup pecans
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar (for cookies)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups powdered sugar (for coating)
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    NutritionView More

    150Calories
    Sodium1% DV20mg
    Fat14% DV9g
    Protein2% DV1g
    Carbs6% DV17g
    Fiber2% DV<1g
    Calories150Calories from Fat80
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat9g14%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol15mg5%
    Sodium20mg1%
    Potassium25mg1%
    Protein1g2%
    Calories from Fat80
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate17g6%
    Dietary Fiber<1g2%
    Sugars10g20%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C0%
    Calcium2%
    Iron4%

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

    Reviews(9)

    Deana 2 months ago
    My mom has always loved these. Made them for her and the recipe came out perfect.
    Hi, Gracie 4 months ago
    Really good. I made this with my friend Sam, and they were super easy, and a great sugary snack!!
    Chelsie Quintero 6 months ago
    I recommend these they are delicious!!
    Sasha Mai 7 months ago
    Very crumbly, had to add about a cup of milk. After that i turned out great.
    Graciela S 9 months ago
    These are one of my favorite cookies! I did add one more step... I roasted my peacans for 8 min in the oven before I started. It makes a big difference in the taste of pecans for any recipe.
    Johnson 10 months ago
    They turned out great! I tweaked the timing a bit because I like super soft cookies/almost dough-like, so I cooked for 18 min. instead of 30.
    rand 10 months ago
    great ,they smell and taste great very easy to make
    Sharyl 10 months ago
    I live in Minnesota and this cookie is our state cookie. I can't begin to tell you how many times I've made this recipe in 54 years of marriage. It one of our favorites and always a winner! Made me smile when I saw the recipe!!
    Karmen Reynolds a year ago
    delicious, so addictive! definitely need to chill for a bit longer than the recipe suggests, a few cookies had butter leaking out everywhere.

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