Orange Mexican Wedding Cakes Recipe 
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Orange Mexican Wedding Cakes
The orange flavor adds a new flavor to these old favorites. 

1 softened cup unsalted butter

1/2 sifted, plus some for decorating cup powdered sugar

1 freshly grated tbsp orange zest

1/2 tsp pure orange extract

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

1/2 tsp pure almond extract

2 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 tsp salt

1 finely chopped cup almonds


1. Preheat oven to 325 F. and lightly grease cookie sheets.

2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and creamy.

3. Add orange zest and extracts and mix until well blended.

4. In a small bowl, whisk flour and salt. Slowly add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, mixing continuously.

5. Stir in chopped almonds.

6. Roll dough into 1-inch balls with your hands and place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.

7. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until set. Cookies should not be browned.

8. Let cookies cool on the sheets for 3 minutes, then transfer to wire racks and cool completely. Frost if desired or roll in powdered sugar. Store in airtight containers.

AUTHOR: Chyrel

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