Mexican Wedding Cakes Recipe

Mexican Wedding Cakes
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv

Summary

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

Ingredients

 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

Directions

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.
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