Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Wedding Cookies recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Wedding Cookies using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by auntiejill

Makes 18 servings



Traditional crescent-shaped cookies

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Wedding Cookies

1 cup butter
1/2 cup white sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons water
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped almonds
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

Recipe Directions for Mexican Wedding Cookies

  1. In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugar.

  2. Stir in vanilla and water.

  3. Add the flour and almonds, mix until blended.

  4. Cover and chill for 3 hours.

  5. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

  6. Shape dough into balls or crescents.

  7. Place on an unprepared cookie sheet

  8. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven.

  9. Remove from pan to cool on wire racks.

  10. When cookies are cool, roll in confectioners' sugar.

  11. Store at room temperature in an airtight container.

Categories

Dessert, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 41.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
207
Calories from Fat
117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.0g
20%
Saturated Fat
5.3g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
27mg
9%
Sodium
73mg
3%
Potassium
57mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
20.5g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
9.1g
Protein
2.6g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%
* 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
  • Contains alcohol
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