Mexican Wedding Cakes
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs), softened|
|Confectioners sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs), unsifted|
|Flour||2 1⁄3 Cup (37.33 tbs), sifted|
|Ground toasted unblanched filberts||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
Cream butter until light and fluffy.
Add 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar and continue creaming until smooth; beat in vanilla and salt.
Mix in flour, then the filberts.
Wrap dough in foil and chill several hours until firm.
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Pinch off-bits of dough and roll into 1" balls.
Place 2" apart on ungreased baking sheets and flatten each ball with the palm of your hand until 1/4" thick; even up any ragged edges.
Bake 12-15 minutes until edged with brown.
Transfer to wire racks to cool, then sift remaining 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar over cookies to dust lightly.
Calories 1365 Calories from Fat 865
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 101 g155.4%
Saturated Fat 33 g165.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%
Sodium 129.1 mg5.4%
Total Carbohydrates 101 g33.7%
Dietary Fiber 10.7 g42.8%
Sugars 33.6 g
Protein 21 g42.9%
Vitamin A 28.5% Vitamin C 9.5%
Calcium 12.8% Iron 42.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet