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Why I Love This Recipe

Mexican Cookies

Ingredients You'll Need

4 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 egg
1 lb lard
1 stick of cinnamon boiled in 1 cup of water for 10 minutes (cinnamon 'tea')


* In bowl, include flour, sugar, baking powder and ground cinnamon

* Mix well, then add lard and egg; mix again until it comes to a dough

* If dough does not stay together, add the cinnamon tea a little at a time until it forms a dough

* Spread out with rolling pin and roll out

* Cut to desired shapes

* Place in 250° oven and bake until lightly browned

* Remove and sprinkle with a mixture of cinnamon/sugar

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