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Classic Mexican Wedding Cakes

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Pound
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  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)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

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

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Classic Mexican Wedding Cakes Recipe