Mexican Wedding Cakes

Also known as Viennese crescents: delicious little nutty cookies.

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar (1/2 cup with pecans)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup ground walnuts or chopped pecans
  • 1 t vanilla
  • if using pecans, 3 t water

Cream butter and sugar. Add flour, nuts, vanilla and water if pecans are used. Combine well and shape into crescents or balls. Bake on greased baking sheet for 15 to 20 minutes. Dust with icing sugar.