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Galletas Elena (Mexican Cookies)

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“This came from Elena Zelayeta's Elena's Secrets of Mexican Cooking. She claims, though, that she is not the Elena of the title, but that this is a popular cookie in Mexico. Kids like the nonpareils”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
30
YIELD:
2 1/2 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Beat the butter, sugar, egg yolks and vanilla extract together.
  3. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt, and sift them into the butter mixture. Stir to make a smooth dough.
  4. Shape the dough into small balls. Poke your thumb in the center of each ball to make a hole, and shape into rings.
  5. Dip each ring in nonpareils.
  6. Bake on lightly greased cookie sheets for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  7. Cool before storing.

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