Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Cookie Countdown...Mexican Wedding Cookies

I usually call these Snowball Cookies for Christmas but they are traditionally Mexican Wedding Cookies.

Mexican Wedding Cookies (Polvorones)
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Submitted By: CRISCO®
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 24

"These Mexican Wedding Cookies with chopped walnuts are a sweet treat for any occasion!"
1 cup CRISCO® Butter Shortening*
2 cups powdered sugar, divided
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups finely chopped walnuts
1.Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
2.Combine shortening, 1 cup powdered sugar and vanilla in bowl of electric mixer; beat on medium speed until well blended.
3.Combine flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Add to creamed mixture; mix well. Stir in walnuts; mix well. Roll dough into walnut-size balls; place on ungreased baking sheets about 1 12 inches apart.
4.Bake 15 minutes or until edges begin to brown slightly. Cool on baking sheets until cool enough to handle, but still warm. While still warm, roll in remaining 1 cup powdered sugar; place on cooling racks to cool completely.
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