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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 144
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 49.5
  • Total Fat: 2.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.6 mg
  • Sodium: 21.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 0.6 g

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biscochitos

Submitted by: BLUETONEW

Introduction

this is not low-fat or healthy. but it is a local christmas favorite. the crisco is trans-fat free rather than the usual shortening or lard called for in biscochitos.
weight watchers points value per cookie = 1
this is not low-fat or healthy. but it is a local christmas favorite. the crisco is trans-fat free rather than the usual shortening or lard called for in biscochitos.
weight watchers points value per cookie = 1

Number of Servings: 144

Ingredients

    cookie:
    6 cups flour
    2 Tbsp baking powder
    3 sticks crisco butter flavored all-vegetable shortening, softened
    1 cup sugar
    2 eggs
    1 Tbsp anise extract
    2 Tbsp anise seeds

    coating:
    1 cup sugar
    1 Tbsp ground cinnamon

Directions

sift flour & baking powder. stir in anise seeds

in a larger bowl, cream butter and 1c sugar with a mixer. add extract, then eggs one at a time.
add flour mixture and knead with fingers into a dough. separate into 4 pieces. make each into a ball. one ball at a time, roll out onto a generously floured surface to about 1/4" thick. cut out 2" diameter circles. place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake in a 350 degree F oven for 12 minutes. dredge in cinnamon sugar while still hot.
repeat with remaining dough.



Number of Servings: 144

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LMSALIM.






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