Monday, November 2, 2009

Biscochitos Cookies

1 lb. lard or vegetable shortening
1 ½ c sugar
2 eggs
2 t Anise seeds
3 t baking powder
6 cups flour
1 t salt
½ c water, sweet wine or Brandy
1 t cinnamon
Extra cinnamon and sugar for dusting

Cream lard and sugar until smooth. Add eggs and anise seed. Sift flour, baking powder, salt separately. Mix egg and flour mixture together and add water or wine. Roll on unflowered board and cut into shapes. Bake at 450 for 10 minutes. Dip in cinnamon and sugar mixture after baked.

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