Bizcochitos

Bizcochitos
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A crispy butter cookie, flavored with anise and cinnamon, is a favorite throughout the Southwest and New Mexico.
40 min
Prep Time
1:10
Total Time
84 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 cup
sugar
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg (yolk only)
1 tablespoon
milk
1 1/2 cups
all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon
baking powder
1/2 teaspoon
anise seed
1/4 teaspoon
ground cinnamon

Topping

2 tablespoons
sugar
3/4 teaspoon
ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine butter and 1/2 cup sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg yolk and milk; beat until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder, anise seed and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon; beat at low speed until mixture forms ball.
  3. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with assorted 1-inch cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  4. Combine 2 tablespoons sugar and 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon in bowl. Sprinkle cookies lightly with cinnamon-sugar mixture. Bake 5-8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned..

Recipe Tips

Variation: Mini Cinnamon Cut-Outs: Omit anise seed. Increase cinnamon in cookie dough to 1 teaspoon.                 

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
25
Cholesterol
5mg
Carbohydrates
3g
Protein
<1g
Fat
1g
Sodium
15mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Like it. But changed recipe: added 1 t. Anise & 1 t.Vanilla for more flavor. My family calls it Biscuchitos and used shortening,but the butter is better. And I would double next time. It is a favorite at our home during the holidays.

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