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Mantecaditos from Carmen Abou Valldeluji Bible Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cup Unsalted Butter at Room Temperature
Cup Shortening or Lard
Cup Sugar
1 Tsp of Almond Extract
2 Cups All-Purpose Flour

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350F
Line a cookie sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper, or use an ungreased cookie pan.

In a large bowl, cream butter, shortening (or lard) and sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
Stir in almond extract and flour until well combined.
Divide dough into small balls, about 1 teaspoons each.
Create an indent in each cookie with your thumb.
Add sprinkles or a small cube of guava paste (about inch cube).

Bake for 20 minutes or until edges are golden.
Cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes before removing to wire rack to cool completely.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
A lot!
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45min

 

 

 

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