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    Angie17
    Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:34 am
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    Does anyone have a recipe for making biscochitos cookies please ?
    1Steve
    Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:01 am
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    Angie17 wrote:
    Does anyone have a recipe for making biscochitos cookies please ?


    Click the link we have plenty in the database

    http://www.food.com/recipe-finder/all/biscochitos
    Zeldaz
    Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:46 am
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    There is a pretty large variety of styles of biscochitos. Did you have a particular one in mind?

    To search for a recipe, type the title or a key word in the Search box at the top of the page, than click on the red Search button. You can then use the Recipe Sifter (under the Top Recipes tab) to include or exclude specific ingredients, etc.
    Angie17
    Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:04 pm
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    Thank you Steve icon_smile.gif
    Angie17
    Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:06 pm
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    Son bought me some back from New Mexico Zeldaz, they have Anise and Cinnamon, so good.
    Zeldaz
    Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:43 pm
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    Yes, they are our official state cookie. As I said, there are many different styles and recipes, some have citrus juice, some have brandy, wine, or rum, some include ground nuts. One local vender even sells a spicy red chile-spiked one! In southern NM they are often dusted with cinnamon sugar while still hot. The shapes differ from area to area. One of the recipes in the database should be close to what you expect. What part of NM did your cookies come from? That might make a difference.
    Whatever you do, choose a recipe that uses lard, not vegetable shortening. They are traditionally a lard-based shortbread, although some recipes use butter. Here's an article on one version, with recipe. http://www.tortillasandhoney.com/2012/04/biscochitos-new-mexicos-official-state.html
    Angie17
    Sun Apr 28, 2013 8:55 pm
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    Hi again,
    I guess they were bought at a bakery in Alburquqe ( not sure how you spell it )
    I had them once before at a reunion and that time they were bought at Costco in New Mexico.
    The recipe you sent sounds good think I'll give it a try after looking for some lard.
    Lol might have to make a special trip to New Mexico, live in Colorado so not too bad.
    Angela.
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