Mexican Sugar Cookies (Polverones)

Total Time
40mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Having lived close to the Mexican border, I developed a taste for the food, especially the desserts! You could find these cookies at the "Panaderia."

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Spray cookie sheets with non stick cooking spray.
  3. Cream butter, powdered sugar, milk, vanilla, and half of cinnamon (1/2 tsp.) Add 1 1/2 cups flour and baking powder.
  4. Mix until well blended.
  5. At this point you may add additional flour if dough is too sticky.
  6. Roll dough into 1 1/4 inch balls.
  7. Place on cookie sheet.
  8. Flatten each ball with a glass coated with granulated sugar.
  9. Bake 20-25 minutes until edges are golden brown.
  10. Let stand 3-4 minutes before coating with following mixture.
  11. Combine granulated sugar, grated chocolate, and remaining cinnamon in a small bowl.
  12. Stir to combine.
  13. Coat cookies with sugar, chocolate and cinnamon mixture on both sides.
  14. Allow cookies to cool.

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