Mexican Sugar Cookies

Mexican Sugar Cookies

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"Cut-out cookies rolled in sugar and cinnamon."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 755 kcal
  • 38%
  • Fat:
  • 44.2 g
  • 68%
  • Carbs:
  • 83.6g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 7.6 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 232 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat shortening until light and fluffy. Add one cup sugar, and anise seed. Mix until creamy. Add eggs and mix well. Add flour, baking power, cream of tartar, salt and orange juice. Mix well.
  3. Knead dough until smooth. On lightly floured surface, roll to 1/2 inch thick. Cut using cookie cutter into different shapes. Bake until light brown, 5 - 8 minutes. Roll cookies in mixture of 1 cup sugar and 3 tablespoons of cinnamon while still warm.
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My whole family loved this cookie recipe! We recently had a quinceaƱera for our daughter on January 5, 2002, My family and I baked at least thousand cookies. The people at the reception cou...

These were so yummy! They are extremely delicate cookies. So much so that I had to add another egg to keep them together. After adding the extra egg they were much easier to dip/roll in the c...

I am a high school Spanish teacher and i made these cookies for my class. They were a big hit. The students could not believe that I made homemade cookies. I did make then about a quarter inc...