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Pastelitos de Boda
    Pastelitos de Boda

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    Servings: 36 cookies
    Prep Time: 30 minutes
    Chill Time: 3 to 8 hours
    Bake Time: 15 minutes
    Minimum Start to Finish: 3 hours, 45 minutes
    Times are approximate

    Ingredients:

    3/4 cup butter, room temperature
    1/2 cup powdered sugar
    2 teaspoons vanilla
    2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1 cup finely chopped walnuts
    1/4 cup heavy cream
    Powdered sugar

    Suggested Items:
    large bowl
    sifter
    electric mixer
    rolling pin
    plastic wrap
    cookie sheets
    wire rack

    Directions:

    Cream together butter and powdered sugar; add vanilla. Add flour, salt and nuts. Add cream; knead lightly.

    Form into a roll 2 1/2 inches in diameter; roll up in plastic wrap. Chill for several hours or overnight.

    About 30 minutes prior to baking preheat oven to 350°.

    With sharp knife, cut dough into 1/4 inch slices. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.

    Bake for 15 minutes, or until delicately browned around edges.

    Remove to wire rack. While still hot, roll in additional powdered sugar.

    Makes 3 dozen cookies.

    Notes:

    The name of this recipe means 'bride's cookies' and they are traditionally served at Mexican weddings.


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