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Recipe Mantecaditos

Recipe Mantecaditos

Recipe Mantecaditos


1 cup shortening

2 tablespoons butter

1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon anise seed

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/4 cups sugar

2 small eggs

2 cups flourtional)

1 cup milk (or nut milk)


Blend together shortening, butter, lemon peel, vanilla, anise seed, & salt. Gradually add sugar and beat until fluffy. Gradually add the eggs and the flour and stir until all ingredients are mixed together. Chill dough. Working with half of dough at a time, roll into 1-inch balls. Place on lightly greased cooky sheet, 1 1/2" apart. Bake in preheated 350-degree oven for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges. Store in airtight container.


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