Mexican Sugar Cookies

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READY IN: 28mins
Recipe by dulce_amore

Crumbly, spicy cookie goodness--interesting flavor--definitely worth trying!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 deg. Beat shortening until light and fluffy. Add one cup sugar, and anise seed. Mix until creamy. Add eggs and mix well. Add flour, baking power, cream of tartar, salt and orange juice. Mix well.
  2. Knead dough until smooth. On lightly floured surface, roll to 1/2 inch thick. Cut using cookie cutter into different shapes. Bake until light brown, 5 - 8 minutes. Meanwhile, combine cinnamon and sugar. Sprinkle freshly baked cookies with the cinnamon-sugar mixture while still warm.

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