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“This is a traditional Puerto Rican Christmas Cookie”
READY IN:
35mins
YIELD:
40 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place your oven rack in the middle on your oven and preheat to 350°.
  2. In a medium bowl combine flour and nutmeg-set aside.
  3. In a large bowl beat butter, shortening and extracts and beat until smooth.
  4. Gradually add sugar and cream.
  5. Blend in flour-dough should be slightly moist.
  6. Using teaspoons and not your hands form into balls.
  7. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and press down slightly.
  8. Cut each cherry into 8 pieces and place a sliver on each cookie.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes and cool on a rack.

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