This Mexican wedding cookie has been handed down from generation to generation. This cookie proves that basic ingredients mixed together well can taste delicious. Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup powdered sugar 1 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup finely chopped pecans 1 cup powdered sugar for rolling cookie. Hardware Large bowl Small bowl Cookie sheets Mixer Step 1: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Step 2: In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, cream together butter, shortening, and 1 cup of powdered sugar.
Step 3: Gradually add 1 cup of flour and salt, combining with mixer. Step 4: Add remaining 1 cup of flour and pecans, stirring with spoon. Dough will be stiff. Step 5: Form dough into tablespoon size balls and place on cookie sheet 1 inch apart.
Step 6: Bake 15-20 minutes, or until cookies are lightly golden brown. Step 7: In small bowl, add 1 cup of powdered sugar. While cookies are still warm, roll each one coating completely. Makes about 36 cookies.
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