Bea L. Recipe

MEXICAN WEDDING COOKIES

By Bea L. BeachChic


Rating:
Serves:
approximately 6 doz
Method:
Bake
Comments:

I've made these cookies for many years. Some people call them Pecan Sandies or Crescents but the recipe I use is actually called Mexican Wedding Cookies.

These are one of my favorite cookies because they're crunchy but not hard and not too sweet but sweet enough.


The recipe is from my mom's church cookbook and the recipe was submitted by Cheryl Gardner.

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
4 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1 tsp
salt
2 stick
butter or margarine, melted
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 3/4 c
chopped pecans
1/2 to 2/3 c
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 250. Melt butter or margarine. Line cookie sheet with foil and spray with Pam.
2
Mix all ingredients together. Form into desired shape (ie; balls, fingers or crescents). Place onto cookie sheet and bake at 250 for 45 to 60 minutes. Roll in powdered sugar while cookies are still warm.
3
Note: I have actually used self-rising flour and omitted the salt and they worked fine.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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53 Comments

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Dec 9, 2013 - Bobby Webb shared this recipe with discussion group: "EVERYTHING MEXICAN"
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Bea L. BeachChic
Aug 20, 2012
Thanks, Belinda.
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Aug 20, 2012 - belinda poole shared this recipe with discussion group: Sweet Treats
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Bea L. BeachChic
Mar 26, 2012
Yeah, like a cake. My mama use to say the uglier a cake the better it taste. LOL!
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Straw's Kitchen CinCooks
Mar 26, 2012
We love them too...used to take them to pot lucks, reunions etc.
They are always a hit (except messy to eat ='D)