Mexican Wedding Cookies (Polvorones)

20m Prep Time
15m Cook Time
4 Yield
Preparation Directions

STEP ONE

HEAT oven to 350°F.

STEP TWO

COMBINE shortening, 1 cup powdered sugar and vanilla in bowl of electric mixer; beat on medium speed until well blended.

STEP THREE

COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Add to creamed mixture; mix well. Stir in walnuts; mix well. Roll dough into walnut-size balls; place on ungreased baking sheets about 1 1⁄2 inches apart.

STEP FOUR

BAKE 15 minutes or until edges begin to brown slightly. Cool on baking sheets until cool enough to handle, but still warm. While still warm, roll in remaining 1 cup powdered sugar; place on cooling racks to cool completely.

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