Recipe by Q As Mom

This is a recipe I got from one of my aunt's she is from Chihuahua, Mexico. A traditional cookie from that region of Mexico.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream shortening, sugar and anise seed in a bowl. Add eggs one at a time, mix well after each addition.
  3. In a separate bowl combine flour, clove, cinammon, baking powder and salt.
  4. Add the flour mixture and the orange or lemon juice alternately to the creamed mixture until stiff dough is formed.
  5. Knead dough slightly and drop 1 inch balls of dough into ungreased baking sheet. Bake cookies for approximately 20 - 25 minutes, or until cookies are lightly browned. Let them cool slightly.
  6. In a separate bowl combine sugar and cinnamon. Roll cookies in sugar mixute to coat each one.

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