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

Recipe by Acerast
READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
YIELD: 4 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, mix the sugar and shortening thoroughly, using a wooden spoon.
  • Gradually add the remaining ingredients, blending with your hands.
  • Form the dough into a roll about 2 inches in diameter.
  • Wrap the roll in plastic and chill for 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • With a sharp knife, cut the dough into 1/4 inch slices and place them on a lightly greased or parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • With your finger, make a small depression in the center of each cookie.
  • Bake until lightly browned, 20-25 minutes.
  • Stored in a tightly covered tin, the cookies will keep for one week.
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