Pastelitos de Boda – Little Mexican Wedding Cakes


3/4 cup Shortening
1/2 cup Powdered sugar
2 tsp. Vanilla extract
2 cups Sifted flour
1 cup Walnuts, chopped
1/4 cup Heavy cream

Cream shortening with sugar, then add vanilla.  Beat in flour and nuts.  Add cream; knead lightly; shape into 2 1/2? in diameter roll; wrap in wax paper. 

Chill in refrigerator for several hours.

Cut roll into 1/4? slices.  Place on ungreased cookie sheets, and bake at 350? to 375? for 15 minutes.

Remove from cookie sheets, place on cooling rack, and generously sprinkle with powdered sugar while still hot.

Yield:  depends on ball or slice sizes

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