Mexican Wedding Cakes Recipe

Mexican Wedding Cakes
submitted by sumit at


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Flour2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter1⁄2 Pound
 Vanilla extract2 Teaspoon
 Chopped nuts2 Cup (32 tbs) (Preferably Pecans)
 Confectioners sugar1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4555 Calories from Fat 3067

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 340 g522.5%

Saturated Fat 142.4 g712.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 487.7 mg

Sodium 2021.1 mg84.2%

Total Carbohydrates 308 g102.7%

Dietary Fiber 27.2 g108.7%

Sugars 76.7 g

Protein 89 g178.1%

Vitamin A 113.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 50.3% Iron 64.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 Preheat oven to 325°F.
2 Sift together flour, sugar and salt.
3 Mix butter into the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add the vanilla and nuts and mix well.
4 Shape dough into 1/2-inch balls or into small crescent shapes.
5 Place 1 inch apart on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. While still warm, roll in confectioners' sugar.