Mexican Wedding Cake (Cookies) Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Wedding Cake (cookies) recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Wedding Cake (cookies) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by carryonandon

Makes 24 servings



Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes From: Everyday Food magazine, March 2006

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Wedding Cake (cookies)

1 cup pecan halves
1 cup all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 tsp cinnamon, ground
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1 cup powdered sugar

Recipe Directions for Mexican Wedding Cake (cookies)

  1. In a food processor, pulse pecans, flour, sugar, cinnamon and salt until mixture resembles courase meal; add butter and pulse until a dough forms. Shape dough into a disk, and wrap tightly in plastic; refrigerate until firm, 30-60 minutes.

  2. Preaheat oven to 325F. Pinch off and roll dough into balls, each equal to 1 level tablespoon. Space 1 1/2 inches apart on two large baking sheets. Bake, switching sheets form top to bottom halfway through, until cookies are just golden around eges, 20-25 minutes.

  3. Cool 5 minutes on sheets; transfer to a rack to cool completely. Place powdered sugar in a bowl. Roll cookies in sugar twice to coat thoroughly, tapping off excess.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 21.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
111
Calories from Fat
64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.1g
11%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
39mg
2%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
11.7g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
7.2g
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
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
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