Delicious Mexican Wedding Cookie Recipe

Looking for a delicious light and nutty treat to enjoy anytime this summer? Traditional Mexican wedding cookies are perfect even when you aren’t getting married. The authentic Mexican wedding cookie is a traditional sweet treat served at Mexican weddings. In Mexican culture, foods rich in sugar are traditionally reserved for special occasions, such as weddings. Along with many other types of sweet, fruity, and nutty cakes, the Mexican wedding cookie is a similar recipe to the Russian teacake and a few other cookie recipes that originated in Europe. These authentic traditional Mexican wedding cookies are perfect for any occasion large or small.Delicious Mexican Wedding Cookie Recipe - Casa Blanca

Cinnamon and Chocolate Spiced Mexican Wedding Cookie

This recipe from Food.com for these traditional authentic Mexican wedding cookies will have your mouth watering for more!

Ingredients

  • Servings: 36       Yield: 3 dozen
  • 1 cup butter
  • ½ cup powdered sugar, plus extra for rolling and dusting
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 ¼ cups sifted flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Cream together butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy; stir in vanilla
  2. Whisk together flour and salt; add gradually to butter mixture; stir in chopped

nuts

  1. Form dough into 1″ balls and place onto parchment-lined or ungreased baking sheets
  2. Bake at 400° for 10-12 minutes or just until the cookies start to turn light golden-brown; remove from oven and allow to cool slightly; while cookies are still warm (but NOT hot) remove them from baking sheets and a roll, a few at a time, in powdered sugar until evenly coated; cool cookies completely on wire racks
  3. Cookies may be rolled in powdered sugar a second time once cooled to room temperature.

 

Cinnamon and Chocolate Spiced Mexican Wedding Cookie

If you enjoyed the traditional Mexican wedding cookie recipe and are looking for a tasty twist, try out this chocolate and cinnamon spiced Mexican Wedding cookie recipe from Cooking Channel.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup toasted hazelnuts
  • 1 stick butter
  • ½ cup powdered sugar, plus extra for rolling and dusting
  • 1 ½ tablespoons Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup flour
  • Pinch fine salt

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven 350
  2. Grind ¾ cup of the nuts very fine, and roughly chop the remaining ¼ cup
  3. Cream the butter until fluffy, stopping to scrape the sides, about 3 minutes. Add the powdered sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla, and cinnamon. Beat 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Mix the flour with the salt and gradually beat into the butter mixture about 4 minutes. Stir in the nuts.
  5. Shape the dough into 1” balls, using about 1 tablespoon of dough for each. Place 1-inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet and bake 20 minutes, turning the sheet halfway through so that the cookies bake lightly and evenly. When they’re nearly cool, roll in powdered sugar. Use any extra sugar for dusting the cookies.

 

These delicious recipes for traditional Mexican wedding cookies are a perfect for any occasion that requires a sweet component. For more awesome authentic Mexican recipes, visit our blog. Come visit Casa Blanca Mexican Restaurant in Andover, North Andover, Haverhill, or North Billerica, MA.