Friday, March 18, 2011

Mexican Wedding Cookies

I have a friend who is getting married this summer and her birthday was last month. So I decided to make her Mexican Wedding Cookies as part of her gift. I saw this recipe online (don't know how I found it) and thought the cookies looked good, but they are not gluten-free so I knew I wouldn't make them for us. But for my engaged friend - how appropriate!

Of course, I have no idea if she received the cookies or not. She may have but I also don't know if they were still good. I mailed them a week before her birthday and by her birth date, she had still not received them. Thanks a lot USPS.

Anyway, I tasted one of the cookies and it was good. Kind of nutty and there is powdered sugar on top so they are also sweet. I'm a fan, so hopefully you will be, too. You can find the directions at Pati's Mexican Table. Good luck! Don't mail them USPS, though.

3 comments:

  1. Wow! That sucks. I've made those before. They also go by the name Russian Tea Cakes.

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  2. If they were packaged up well they should have lasted longer than one week. Were they in an airtight container? I think they should last at least a month. I'm sure your friend appreciated the thought! :) I have tons of cookie recipes. None are gluten free. :(

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  3. Divine Mrs D - I think I made Russian Tea Cakes for a girl scouts thing once. I really didn't like them, but this time around I did! lol

    Shel - They were wrapped in plastic wrap and then put in a plastic container. So hopefully all was well! lol

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