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2 Mexican Christmas Cookies

Mexican Cookie Rings

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter
2/3 cup white sugar
3 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 tablespoons multicolored sprinkles (jimmies) (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Cream together the butter and sugar. Add the egg yolks and vanilla, beating until light and fluffy. Mix in the dry ingredients.
  4. Shape into 1 inch balls. Push your thumb through center of each ball and shape dough into a ring. Dip top of each ring in decorating candies. Place cookies onto the prepare baking sheets.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the baking sheets and let cool on racks.

Mexican Wedding Cookies

Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Stir in vanilla and water. Add the flour and almonds, mix until blended.
  2. Cover and chill for 3 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  4. Shape dough into balls or crescents. Place on an unprepared cookie sheet and bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven.
  5. Remove from pan to cool on wire racks. When cookies are cool, roll in confectioners’ sugar. Store at room temperature in an airtight container.

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