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Torticas De Moron (Cuban Cookies from the City of Moron)

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“Moron is a city in the provice of Camaguey, Cuba. These cookies are from Mary Urrutia Randelman's "Memories of a Cuban Kitchen". The cooking time includes chilling and baking.”
READY IN:
2hrs 10mins
YIELD:
4 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mix the sugar and shortening thoroughly, using a wooden spoon.
  2. Gradually add the remaining ingredients, blending with your hands.
  3. Form the dough into a roll about 2 inches in diameter.
  4. Wrap the roll in plastic and chill for 1 hour.
  5. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  6. With a sharp knife, cut the dough into 1/4 inch slices and place them on a lightly greased or parchment lined cookie sheet.
  7. With your finger, make a small depression in the center of each cookie.
  8. Bake until lightly browned, 20-25 minutes.
  9. Stored in a tightly covered tin, the cookies will keep for one week.

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