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Cinnamon Galletas - Mexican Wedding Cookies

Pair these cinnamon butter cookies with a tall glass of cold milk or a steaming mug of latte.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Bake Time: 10 to 12 minutes
Yield: 36 cookies


  • 1 cup butter, softened (no substitutions)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon 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


  1. 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.