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Cinnamon Mexican Wedding Cakes

cinnamon mexican wedding cakes Dessert Mexican
Cinnamon Mexican Wedding Cakes
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 38

Once you try this new cinnamon twist on traditional Mexican wedding cakes, you’ll never go back to your old ways! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
4
oz cream cheese, softened (from 8-oz package)
3/4
cup finely chopped walnuts
1/2
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough; stir or knead in cream cheese, walnuts, flour and vanilla until well blended.
  • 2
    Shape dough into 38 (1 1/4-inch) balls; place 1 inch apart on ungreased large cookie sheets.
  • 3
    Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until set but not brown. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack; cool 1 minute.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix powdered sugar and cinnamon until well blended. Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar mixture. Roll in powdered sugar mixture again. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • For even baking, make sure cookies are the same shape and size.
  • To make these cookies more special, toast the walnuts. Spread walnuts on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350°F 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light golden brown.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
50mg
2%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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