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Mexican Wedding Cookies

MADELEINE COCINA(1)
Deborah B.: "I made these with minced almonds (instead of peca…" Read More
7Ingredients
75Minutes
180Calories
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Description

These delicious Mexican Wedding Cookies are not only perfect for any holiday party, family occasion, and even an afternoon or late-night snack. The are only 180 calories per serving, and a mere seven ingredients for a cookie that is so tasty. They are easy to make also, so why not let the kids help? This recipe can bring you together for an afternoon of fun in the kitchen. Happy baking!

Ingredients

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  • 170 grams walnuts (minced)
  • 500 grams flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 340 grams unsalted butter (at room temperature)
  • 85 grams confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 Celsius.
    2. Mix the nuts, flour, cornstarch, and salt together in a bowl. Set aside.
    3. Cream the butter with the sugar and the vanilla with a mixer until smooth. Add the nuts and dry ingredient mixture on low speed until mixed. Cool the dough until firm (approximately 1 hour).
    4. Form the dough into balls 2 centimeters in diameter. Place onto parchment paper-lined or silicone baking sheets.
    5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until lightly golden and firm to the touch. Let cool for approximately 5 minutes before rolling in confectioners sugar. Let cool completely before serving.
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    NutritionView More

    180Calories
    Sodium2% DV55mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein4% DV2g
    Carbs5% DV16g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories180Calories from Fat110
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol20mg7%
    Sodium55mg2%
    Potassium45mg1%
    Protein2g4%
    Calories from Fat110
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate16g5%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Sugars3g6%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C0%
    Calcium2%
    Iron6%

    * 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(1)

    Deborah B. 4 years ago
    I made these with minced almonds (instead of pecans) which I browned lightly in a black skillet. The result was wonderful!

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