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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