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Polvorones (Mexican Wedding Cakes)

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“A traditional Mexican recipe that my friend Fay gave me.”
READY IN:
55mins
YIELD:
12-15 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400^F.
  2. In a large bowl, beat shortening and butter until fluffy.
  3. Add sugar a little bit at a time.
  4. Add egg yolks, orange juice, and peel.
  5. Stir in flour with spatula.
  6. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to 3/4". Cut out 2 1/2" circles and place them on a greased baking sheet. Roll the dough scraps and continue to roll until all the dough is used.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes. Be careful not to overcook them--they are done when they are barely starting to tan.
  8. Transfer to a rack to cool.
  9. Sprinkle with powdered sugar through a fine sieve.

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