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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 15
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 240.3
  • Total Fat: 18.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 33.1 mg
  • Sodium: 40.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 2.6 g

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These cookies will melt in your mouth! These cookies will melt in your mouth!
Number of Servings: 15


    1/2 C. powdered sugar
    1 C. butter, softened
    2 tsp. almond extract
    1 tsp. vanilla extract
    2 C. flour
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1 C. finely chopped or ground almonds or pecans


Preheat oven to 325
In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup powdered sugar, butter, and extracts until light and fluffy. Stir in flour, salt, and almonds or pecans (if desired). Mix until dough forms. Shape into 1 inch balls, or crescents. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake at 325 for 15-20 minutes. Watch closely until set but not brown. Remove from cookie sheet, cool slightly and roll in powdered sugar. Let cool completely and roll again.

Number of Servings: 15

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DEMENTEDGURL.

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My family and I have made this for years! Love it, love it, love it!! Eat it in moderation though. - 12/23/07

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  • We make a log version of these - 2/26/20

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  • Incredible!
    My coworker asked me to make these Mexican wedding cookies every Christmas! She loves! - 12/21/19

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  • Very Good
    Yummy - 2/28/18

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  • Incredible!
    Melt in your mouth good............... - 12/20/17

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