Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe

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Mexican Wedding Cookies
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  1. In a large mixer bowl beat the butter until softened.
  2. Add powdered sugar and beat until fluffy.
  3. Add water& vanilla and beat well.
  4. Stir in flour, nuts& cinnamon (or peel if you are using that).
  5. Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
  6. Flatten slightly with the bottom of a glass that has been dipped in powdered sugar.
  7. If the dough is hard to handle chill it for a while.
  8. Place cookies on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  9. Bake 325F degrees for 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  10. Cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes.
  11. Remove cookies and roll in powdered sugar.
  12. Cool throughly on wire racks.
  13. Traditionally each cookie is wrapped in white tissue paper then twist the top and shred the ends so the cookies look like bon bons.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1323.53 Kcal (5541 kJ)
Calories from fat 852.57 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 94.73g 146%
Cholesterol 162.68mg 54%
Sodium 2240.19mg 93%
Potassium 383.56mg 8%
Total Carbs 104.75g 35%
Sugars 1.68g 7%
Dietary Fiber 13.59g 54%
Protein 18.49g 37%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 25%
Iron 7.1mg 39%
Calcium 373.3mg 37%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 502.03 Kcal (2102 kJ)
Calories from fat 323.39 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35.93g 146%
Cholesterol 61.71mg 54%
Sodium 849.72mg 93%
Potassium 145.49mg 8%
Total Carbs 39.73g 35%
Sugars 0.64g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5.15g 54%
Protein 7.01g 37%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 25%
Iron 2.7mg 39%
Calcium 141.6mg 37%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 33.6
  • 36

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • high fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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