Mexican Almond Cookies Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Almond cookies recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Almond cookies using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by edieclarke

Makes 24 servings



Light and crisp these cookies are best with coffee

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Almond cookies

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 cup almonds
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup unsalted butter

Recipe Directions for Mexican Almond cookies

  1. Cream together butter, two-thirds of powdered sugar, vanilla and almond extract in a medium mixing bowl.

  2. In a small mixing bowl sift flour and salt together. Blend into creamed mixture and stir in nuts. Refrigerate 1 hour.

  3. Once dough has chilled, preheat oven to 400F.

  4. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until set, but not brown.

  5. Roll in remaining powdered sugar while still warm. Roll once more after cooled.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 18.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
2.5g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Potassium
21mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
11.1g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
6.6g
Protein
1.0g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
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