Mexican Kisses

Pat Duran


This is a recipe from one of my friends in New Mexico from 1960. She got it from an extension course she took in 1936.

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about 30 pieces


5 Min


10 Min


Stove Top


2 Tbsp
knox plain gelatine
1/2 c
cold water
2 c
real maple syrup
1 c
powdered sugar
1 c
chopped nuts
2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

Soak gelatine in the cold water for 10 minutes, and dissolve by standing in dish of hot water. Place on fire and when hot add the maple syrup. Remove from fire and beat with a whip until mixture begins to cream then gradually whip in the cup of powdered sugar, vanilla and chopped nuts. Allow to stand a few minutes before dropping on waxed paper or parchment paper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy