Mexican Wedding Cakes II

Mexican Wedding Cakes II


"Light, crunchy, round, buttery balls, with chopped nuts in them, coated with confectioner's sugar. These look nice when placed on a tray in the mini paper cupcake liners."


servings 208 cals
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Original recipe yields 21 servings



  • Calories:
  • 208 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 16.3 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 63 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Mix all the ingredients together with a mixer until well blended. Roll dough into round small balls.
  3. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  4. Cool completely then roll in additional confectionary sugar.
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  1. 257 Ratings


I like this recipe b/c it was not only quite tasty but it was extremely easy! I used almond extract instead of vanilla and I used and about 1/2 the pecans it called for and the other half were a...

This is the exact same recipe my friend has in his cookbook at home (which we have made many times together around the holidays to give out to friends). One tip, the finer you ground the nuts ...

Ive been making these cookies for the longest time and always get raves. I reckon, 100g of walnuts is more than sufficient- too much nuts will result in the cookie breaking up more easily. Use l...

This is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks! Keep in mind that there is no salt in this recipe, so if you use unsalted butter (which I usually do) you'll need to add a couple pinches. I made ...

I made this for my daughters 5th grade class, they were having a mexican party,I wasn't sure if the kids would like them. people are calling me for the recipe.

Very good. I made for a big family party and they were a big hit. Very easy. I doubled with no problems. I used salted butter which gave a nice flavor, since the recipe called for no salt, alth...

I've been searching so long for this perfect recipe, and finally I've found it here. These are sometimes called Russian Tea Cakes or Swedish Tea Cakes. I followed the recipe but added 1 tsp. alm...

I would have given more stars if I could! I made 2 batches of these early this morning to sell, and sold them before lunch! THANKS THANKS THANKS!They were so pretty in the little cupcake liner...

Delicious! I thought the amount of walnuts seemed like a lot but they turned out great.