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.


★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Mexican Kisses


  1. Dissolve gelatine in a dish of cold water that is placed over a dish of hot water. Stir to help dissolve.Place dissolved gelatine in a saucepan. Place saucepan over medium heat and add the Maple syrup.
    Heat until blended, about 1 minute..remove from heat and beat with a whisk until mixture begins to look creamy.
    Gradually whip in the powdered sugar, vanilla and chopped nuts.
    Allow to stand a few minutes before dropping onto waxed paper or parchment paper.

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About Mexican Kisses

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

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