BIZCOCHITOS: TRADITIONAL NEW MEXICO CHRISTMAS COOKIE

 

  • Cooking Time: 14
  • Servings: 72
  • Preparation Time: 45

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp. BUENO® Anise Seed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 3 cups unbleached flour
  • 1 ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup brandy or water
  • 1 ½ tsp. ground cinnamon mixed with 3/8 cup sugar

Directions

  • Cream shortening. Mix in sugar and anise.
  • Blend in beaten egg and honey.
  • Sift flour, baking powder and salt together. Add to creamed mixture alternately with brandy. Work into a ball. Chill.
  • Preheat oven to 350º.
  • Knead and roll out on floured surface to about 1/16 to ⅛ inch thick.
  • Cut by cookie cutter. Roll top of each cookie in cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  • Place on cookie sheets covered with tinfoil. Bake at 350º for 12 to 14 minutesor until golden brown.
  • When cookies are hot, dip again in cinnamon-sugar mixture.

Notes

The traditional Christmas cookie of New Mexico with a hint of cinnamon and a pinch of anise.

Categories: Christmas  Cookies 

Author Credit: Bueno Foods

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