Mexican Wedding Cookies


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Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

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This is one of our family’s traditional Christmas cookies. I have been making these since I was 15 years old. Every year at Christmas, mi mamá would ask me to make some because she loved the aroma of cinnamon during the holidays. These fragile cookies melt in your mouth and contain the exotic addition of anise with a hint of cinnamon. I’ve also made these delicious cookies for many memorable occasions since then. They