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Mexican Almond Cookies recipe

Similar to Russian tea cakes and Spanishpolvorones, these rich cookies are twice rolled in powdered sugar.Don’t horde them just for tea.

Recipe: Mexican Almond Cookies

1 cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup powdered sugar – divided use
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup chopped almonds

  • Cream together butter, two-thirds of powderedsugar, vanilla and almond extract in a medium mixing bowl.
  • In a small mixing bowl sift flour andsalt together. Blend into creamed mixture and stir in nuts. Refrigerate1 hour.
  • Once dough has chilled, preheat oven to400°F (205°C).
  • Roll dough into 1-inch balls and placeon ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until set, butnot brown.
  • Roll in remaining powdered sugar whilestill warm. Roll once more after cooled.

    Makes 36 cookies.

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    My Mom got this recipe many years from a Chinese man who lived across the street from us when I was growing up. They are very good cookies and so easy to make.

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