Traditional Mexican Wedding Cookies
45 mins (prep 15, cooking 30)
7 ingredients
3 servings
My mom and I have been baking these for as long as I can remember. They are delectable butter-type cookies served as favors at traditional Mexican weddings. They also make a wonderful addition to any Christmas goodie platter.

Categories:  <-60-mins , fruit , hand-formed-cookies , north-american , mexican , christmas , nuts , time-to-make , holiday , food-gift , easy , wedding , number-of-servings , cookie-and-brownie , for-large-groups , dessert ,
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Serving Size (121.44 g)
Servings 3
Amount per Serving
Calories 725.1 Calories from Fat 575.82
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 63.98g 295.27%
Saturated Fat 40.51g 607.71%
Trans Fat 2.59g %
Cholesterol 169.56mg 169.56%
Sodium 712.12mg 89.02%
Total Carbohydrate 40.93g 40.93%
Dietary Fiber 0.01 g 0.12%
Sugars 39.92 g %
Protein 0.68g 4.05%
Vitamin A 1970.88IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 19.52mg% Iron 0.04mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
sifted flour, chopped walnuts