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       Title: Mexican Wedding Cookies
  Categories: Polkadot, Lisa, Mexican, Cookies
       Yield: 3 Dozen
  
   1 1/2 c  Butter, at room temperature
     3/4 lb Powdered sugar
       1    Egg yolk
       1    Teasoon vanilla
     1/2 c  Finely chopped almonds
   3 1/4 c  All-purpose flour
  
   Beat butter until light and fluffy, then beat in 2 tablespoons of the
   sugar, egg yolk, vanilla and almonds.  Gradually add flour, beating to
   blend thoroughly.  Pinch off pieces of dough the size of large
   walnuts and rolls between your palms into round balls.  Place 1 1/2
   inches apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten each ball slightly.
   
   Bake in a 275F oven until very lightly browned (about 45 minutes).
   Let cool on baking sheets until lukewarm.
   
   Sift half the remaining powdered sugar onto a large sheet of wax
   paper. Roll each cookie gently in sugar.  Wtih your fingers, pack
   more sugar all over cookies to a depth of about 1/8 inch.  Place
   cookies on wire racks and dust generaouly with more powdered sugar;
   let cool completely.  Store in airtight containers, layter between
   sheets of wax paper.  Makes 3 dozen.
   
   From: arielle@taronga.com (Stephanie da Silva)
   
   * The Polka Dot Palace BBS 1-201-822-3627.  Posted by LISA
  
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