Hazelnut Mexican Wedding Cookies
Recipe type: Cookies
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Serves: 40 small cookies
These melt in your mouth cookies are just the holiday cookie recipe you need!
  • 1½ cups hazelnut flour or ground hazelnuts
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • powdered sugar, to coat
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mix other the hazelnut flour, butter, and powdered sugar, until incorporated.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and form into a disc/ball.
  4. Shape into small, round balls and place on baking tray.
  5. Baking for 12-15 minutes. Let cool a bit - but after about 10 minutes out of the oven, slide the still warm cookies into a bowl of powdered sugar to coat. Leave in bowl for an hour until they cool.
  6. Keep in an airtight container for up to a week.
Recipe by Cooking with Books at https://www.cookingwithbooks.net/2016/12/mexican-wedding-cookies.html