Mexican Sugar Cookies (Polverones)

Recipe by Dawn399
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 24 cookies




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