Delicious nutty, sweet, melt-in-your mouth celebration Mexican Cookies are perfect for any special occasion. Serve at weddings, Cinco De Mayo, Christmas, baby and bridal showers, graduation parties. They are welcome at any special event.
These Mexican Cookies were made by Kathy and were served at our Taste Tempters Cinco De Mayo dinner night that was hosted by Jenny in April.
- 1 cup butter
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 teaspoons water
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup chopped almonds
- 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
- In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Stir in vanilla and water. Add the flour and almonds, mix until blended. Cover and chill for 3 hours.
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Shape dough into balls or crescents. Place on an unprepared cookie sheet and bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from pan to cool on wire racks. When cookies are cool, roll in confectioners' sugar. Store at room temperature in an airtight container.
Taste Tempters Cinco De Mayo dinner in April.