Mexican Wedding Cakes Christmas Cookies Recipe  how to make Russian Tea Cakes #HandmadeHolidays

#handmadeholidays blog hop!!! Today I’m, sharing a holiday cookie recipe for “butter balls”, the powdery white Christmas cookies that look like snowball cookies and are known as Mexican Wedding Cakes or Russian tea Cakes.

One of the things that makes our Mexican Wedding Cakes a Christmas cookie favorite is their round shape. This shape makes the cookies easy to eat in one bite, which is important because the cookies are so crumbly.

The key to nailing this Mexican Wedding Cakes recipes is really rolling a round ball, no bigger than 1″ wide. After rolling a few of these, you’ll be a pro at Mexican Wedding Cakes!

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Why are they called Mexican Wedding Cakes? You might have heard these cookies also referred to as Russian Tea Cakes. It’s believed they actually started out as a Spanish cookies called polvorones … who knew?


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