Mexican Wedding Cakes

  • 1/2 cups butter
  • 1/2 cups shortening

Cream well. Add 1/2 cup powdered sugar; stir well. Sift in 1 3/4 cups flour. Add:

  • 1 tsp. vanilla
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  • 1 cup black walnuts, grated or chopped fine

Mix all together and chill. Make small balls, size of peanut. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 minutes at 400 degrees F or until just begin to brown. Remove from oven and roll in powdered sugar before putting away. Roll in powdered sugar again. Let stand day or two.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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March 27, 20080 found this helpful

Should these be titled as cookies? Or are the directions for making them into a cake missing? Thanks!

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March 28, 20080 found this helpful

Yeah, I agree, I think the title should be "Wedding Cookies". That's what my Mom always called them. But I know some people also call them "Mexican Wedding Cakes" - either way, they are yummy!

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