Mexican Pecan Cookies

Mexican Pecan Cookies

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Carla 1

"This is the best recipe I've tried for the cookies usually called 'Mexican wedding cookies'. These just kind of melt in your mouth with no need to chew on them. The pecan taste is incredible. They are a must for every Christmas reunion with my family."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 92 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.5g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 29 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Mash together the flour, butter, pecans, and 1/4 cup of confectioners' sugar in a bowl until the mixture is thoroughly combined and forms a soft dough. Pinch off about 2 teaspoons of dough per cookie, and roll into 3/4-inch balls. Place the balls on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the bottoms of the cookies are lightly golden brown but the tops are still pale, 8 to 12 minutes.
  4. Let the cookies cool completely, then roll in remaining confectioners' sugar.
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This is just like the recipe I have used for years. Many variations can be done, one of which is tinting the dough with colors to match the the holiday or season. this is a must try recipe!!!!!

Disappointed. These cookies crumbled too easily. I lost at least 60% before every being able to serve them. Also, need to be careful with the size. Make sure the balls are no bigger than a ...

These were a huge hit. Yes they are nutty and buttery. So if that doesn't suit you these are not for you! :) I also rolled them in confec. sugar about 2 - 3 minutes out of the oven. This made th...