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mexwedcookies.jpg If you need a tried and true cookie recipe for your holiday festivities, look no further. These light and delicate little cookies are similar in texture to shortbread but with the added flavor of roasted pecans. They are also rolled in powdered sugar which adds to the sweetness. They look very elegant and are the perfect size for finger food. No holiday gathering should be without these wonderful Mexican Wedding Cakes. They are also known as Wedding Cakes, Pecan Balls, Russian Tea Cakes, Snowballs, Pecan Sandies, Swedish Tea Cakes and more.

Mexican Wedding Cookies Photo (c)2005 Chelsie Kenyon licensed to About.com

Comments

May 8, 2006 at 7:06 pm
(1) Turtle says:

They are also called Polvorones.

April 26, 2011 at 5:02 pm
(2) Jetsin says:

Walking in the presence of giants here. Cool tiihnkng all around!

February 28, 2010 at 9:43 am
(3) Lilly Villarreal says:

My grandma calls them pan de polvo…”powdered bread”.

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