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Cinnamon Galletas - Mexican Wedding Cookies

Spice Islands®

Cinnamon Galletas - Mexican Wedding Cookies


  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 32 minutes

36 cookies


1 cup butter, softened (no substitutions)

1 cup powdered sugar

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Allspice

1-1/2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon

1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 cup Argo® Corn Starch

Powdered Sugar Glaze

1 cup powder sugar

2 to 3 tablespoons milk

1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted


Preheat oven to 400°F.

Beat butter, sugar, allspice, cinnamon, and vanilla until light and fluffy using an electric mixer. Mix flour and corn starch together.  Gradually add flour mixture until blended.

Form cookie dough into 1-inch balls. Place on baking sheets; bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are set and lightly browned. Cool.

Whisk 1 cup powder sugar and 2 tablespoons of milk together in a small mixing bowl. Stir in additional milk until desired consistency. Drizzle over cookies; sprinkle with toasted almonds.

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