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“I love the whole anise seeds and the slightly buttery flavor of these "biscos", traditional Christmas cookies in my home state of New Mexico.”
READY IN:
25mins
YIELD:
48 biscochitos
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream lard and butter.
  2. Add sugar and beat until fluffy.
  3. Add eggs, anise seed, salt, baking powder and brandy, mix.
  4. Add flour gradually, til dough is firm, shape into a log and wrap in clear wrap.
  5. Chill, then slice in 3/4" slices.
  6. Mix cinnamon sugar, press uncooked cookie slice into mixture to coat one side and flatten slightly.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees until lightly browned.

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