Classic Mexican Wedding Cakes
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Green food coloring||6 Drop|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped|
|Confectioners sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Cream the butter.
Add the sugar and vanilla; cream until light and fluffy.
Add a few drops of food coloring to tint a light green.
Add the flour and pecans; mix well.
Roll into 1-inch balls and place an inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake in a 325° oven for 18 to 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Remove from the cookie sheet and roll in confectioners' sugar while warm.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3882 Calories from Fat 2420
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 280 g430.7%
Saturated Fat 124.9 g624.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 487.7 mg162.6%
Sodium 30.4 mg1.3%
Total Carbohydrates 320 g106.6%
Dietary Fiber 19.2 g76.9%
Sugars 114.6 g
Protein 40 g79.3%
Vitamin A 114.8% Vitamin C 2.4%
Calcium 18.4% Iron 83%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet