Recipe by Laura Higley
"Buttery cookies that are crunchy yet tender. A gluten-free adaptation of the traditional recipe. Make sure your ingredients are really gluten-free. As a variation, dip each cookie halfway in melted chocolate chips and roll in nuts or sprinkles. Arrange on plate. These cookies freeze very well."
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gluten free vanilla extract
white rice flour
chopped walnuts or hazelnuts
confectioners' sugar for dusting
Can you please tell me if the measurement for the vanilla is correct in this recipe?
quite disappointing..before becoming gluten intolerant i have eaten these cookies made w/ all purpose flour. i know enough not to be too hopeful of the results for substituting flours. some work and some don't. this didn't! the cookies melted into one large sheet of pastry. perhaps chilling the dough before hand might have worked! the ingredients call for 2 C chopped hazelnuts, 2 C chopped walnuts or hazelnuts (quite a large amount of nuts). the directions call to add the ground hazelnuts and the chopped hazelnuts........what ground nuts? this recipe was a dismal failure. if i can resurrect another from experimentation i will forward to you. this is Christmas week and there are several gluten intolerant family members for whom this was to be a treat.
Even after chilling the dough as I would for regular Mexican Wedding Cake cookies, I still ended up with a finished cookie that looked more like a very flat crisp than a Mexican Wedding Cake. I did manage to save the remainder of the dough & turn it into a fairly good cookie that was close to the original Mexican Wedding cake with some changes. I will submit the recipe for others to try if they would like.
This recipe was a total flop. The cookies melted into one big mess. I would think twice before making this one.
This recipe just doesn't work. We had to add an egg just to get the whole thing to stick together a bit. Do yourself a favor and skip this recipe... use a GF flour mix and substitute it cup for cup in a regular mexican wedding cake recipe.
I tried this recipe and somthing is missing it was dry and crumbley like something you would use on a apple crisp
your cake is the BEST!!!!!!!!!
The cookies melted into a puddle.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Gluten-free Mexican Wedding Cakes
Serving Size: 1/30 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 30
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 72
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