~Bizcochos~mexican wedding cookie. In authentic Mexican cooking, lard, not shortening, is used. This recipe comes from Seasoned with Sun the El Paso Junior League Cookbook. Cut in desired shapes and place on greased cookie sheet.
I use pecans, but walnuts and almonds can be substituted. So don't wait for a wedding to try these easy to make cookies. Try them during the next holiday season for a festive treat. You can make ~Bizcochos~mexican wedding cookie using 12 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you make it.
Ingredients of ~Bizcochos~mexican wedding cookie
- You need 1 cup of sugar.
- It’s 1 cup of lard.
- You need 1 cup of unsalted softened butter.
- It’s 1 tsp of cinnamon.
- It’s 1 tbsp of anaise seed.
- It’s 2 of egg yolks.
- Prepare 1 cup of sweet wine or cooking sherry.
- Prepare 3 cup of flour.
- You need 1 tsp of baking powder.
- You need 1 tsp of vanilla extract.
- Prepare of dusting.
- Prepare 2 cup of powder sugar.
They make a great Christmas cookie. These cinnamon sugar cookies are flavored with the mild sweetness of canela, Mexican cinnamon. Nothing beats cookies made from scratch, and warm Cookies should not be over baked or browned. Preparation Using electric mixer, beat butter in large bowl until light and fluffy.
~Bizcochos~mexican wedding cookie step by step
- preheat oven 350.
- start by creamin your lard and butter together till lighter and fluffy.add sugar, egg yolk, vanilla and beat well..
- to wet mix add flour, cinnamon, anaise & baking powder mix well.Slowly incorporate wine..
- once your dough is ready lightly flour counter and roll out dough to 1/2 inch thick.cut desired shapes..
- bake 15 minutes. as soon as they come out of oven dust in powder sugar.ENJOY.. this is my family recipe from texas..
- Note: you can substitute the wine for fruit juice such as oj or pineapple juice.
- and the original recipe calls for all lard but I like it with half butter half lard gives that flaky yummy cookie…
When she was still with us, my grandmother baked Mexican wedding cookies every Christmas Eve. The association with Mexico comes from a theory that the recipe originally came from Arab people occupying Spain, and then by Spaniards to Mexico. Try our Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe now or forever hold your peace. Estas galletas de Navidad (polvorones) son populares y obtuvieron su nombre por ser servidas en las bodas tradicionales de México. Estas galletas Bolitas de Nieve hacen unas preciosas galletas navideñas.