Mexican Wedding Cakes With Walnuts
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs), softened|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Confectioner' s sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Walnuts||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), finely chopped|
1. Into medium-sized bowl, measure flour, butter or margarine, vanilla, salt, and 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar; knead ingredients until blended. Stir in chopped walnuts. Shape dough into a ball; wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate 1 hour or until firm enough to handle.
2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place balls, about 1 inch apart, on ungreased cookie sheet.
3. Bake cookies 10 to 12 minutes until set but not brown. With pancake turner, remove cook ies to wire racks to cool. Repeat with remaining dough. Onto sheet of waxed paper, measure 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar.
4. When cookies are cold, roll them in confectioners' sugar to coat completely. Store cookies in tightly covered container.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4094 Calories from Fat 2036
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 234 g360.3%
Saturated Fat 120.6 g603%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 483.8 mg161.3%
Sodium 274.6 mg11.4%
Total Carbohydrates 464 g154.6%
Dietary Fiber 12.6 g50.5%
Sugars 233.6 g
Protein 42 g84.8%
Vitamin A 112.8% Vitamin C 1.6%
Calcium 17% Iron 84.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet