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

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 10 mins

    10 mins

    2 hrs

    acerast's Note:

    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.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    dozen

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

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

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 23, 2007

      45

      I have been looking for a recipe for these since I picked them up from a Cuban bakery in Tampa. I LOVE THESE. Next time I make them, I'll try a tad bit more vegetable shortening, and a little less flour as I couldn't get the dough to stay together in a roll. Thanks so much for sharing!

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    Nutritional Facts for Torticas De Moron (Cuban Cookies from the City of Moron)

    Serving Size: 1 (916 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1102.1
     
    Calories from Fat 472
    42%
    Total Fat 52.4 g
    80%
    Saturated Fat 14.9 g
    74%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 675.1 mg
    28%
    Total Carbohydrate 145.6 g
    48%
    Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
    13%
    Sugars 50.2 g
    200%
    Protein 12.9 g
    25%

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