Biscochitos Recipe

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Sharon Willhite


I believe this was the recipe my grandmother used to make the biscochitos with. Biscochitos are really good. This is a great holiday cookie.


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Yield 5 dozen
30 Min
10 Min


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6 c
sifted flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
1 lb
lard or butter
1 1/2 c
2 tsp
anise seed
eggs, beaten
1 Tbsp
1/4 c
brandy or use 1/4 cup more sugar

How to Make Biscochitos


  • 1Cream lard, sugar and anise seed in a large mixing bowl. Add eggs and beat well.
  • 2Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  • 3Alternately add flour and brandy to creamed mixture until stiff dough has been formed.
  • 4Knead dough slightly and pat or roll to a 1/4 inch to a 1/2 inch thickness. Cut dough into desired shapes.
  • 5Combine sugar and cinnamon in a small mixing bowl. Dust the top oof each cookie with a small amount of mixture.
  • 6Bake at 350 for 10 minutes, or until cookies are lightly browned.
  • 7Yield: 5 dozen.
    ***Bourbon or sherry may be substitued in place of the brandy.

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Course/Dish: Cookies

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