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Mexican Wedding Cakes

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Ingredients
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Pound
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped nuts 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Preferably Pecans)
  Confectioners sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1 Preheat oven to 325°F.
2 Sift together flour, sugar and salt.
3 Mix butter into the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add the vanilla and nuts and mix well.
4 Shape dough into 1/2-inch balls or into small crescent shapes.
5 Place 1 inch apart on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. While still warm, roll in confectioners' sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Wedding
Ingredient: 
Nut
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4555 Calories from Fat 3067

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 340 g522.5%

Saturated Fat 142.4 g712.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 487.7 mg162.6%

Sodium 2021.1 mg84.2%

Total Carbohydrates 308 g102.7%

Dietary Fiber 27.2 g108.7%

Sugars 76.7 g

Protein 89 g178.1%

Vitamin A 113.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 50.3% Iron 64.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Mexican Wedding Cakes Recipe