Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Mexican Sugar Cookies

Mexican Sugar Cookies ...another great Mexican dessert recipe to try !


* 2 1/2 cups shortening
* 1 cup white sugar
* 1 teaspoon anise seed, ground
* 2 eggs
* 6 cups all-purpose flour
* 1 tablespoon baking powder
* 1/2 tablespoon cream of tartar
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1/4 cup orange juice
* 3 tablespoons ground cinnamon
* 1 cup white sugar


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2. Beat shortening until light and fluffy. Add one cup sugar, and anise seed. Mix until creamy. Add eggs and mix well. Add flour, baking power, cream of tartar, salt and orange juice. Mix well.
3. Knead dough until smooth. On lightly floured surface, roll to 1/2 inch thick. Cut using cookie cutter into different shapes. Bake until light brown, 5 - 8 minutes. Roll cookies in mixture of 1 cup sugar and 3 tablespoons of cinnamon while still warm. Hmm...nice mexican dessert recipe ! Great one ! Enjoy it with friends and family !


Mexican Cookie Rings

Try this nice Mexican dessert recipe...the amazing Mexican Cookie Rings !

* 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
* 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1/2 cup butter
* 2/3 cup white sugar
* 3 egg yolks
* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
* 5 tablespoons multicolored sprinkles (jimmies) (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.
2. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
3. Cream together the butter and sugar. Add the egg yolks and vanilla, beating until light and fluffy. Mix in the dry ingredients.
4. Shape into 1 inch balls. Push your thumb through center of each ball and shape dough into a ring. Dip top of each ring in decorating candies. Place cookies onto the prepare baking sheets.
5. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the baking sheets and let cool on racks. The Mexican dessert recipe is ready ! Nice one...enjoy it !


Churros II

Try this nice Mexican dessert recipes..the Churros II


* 2 quarts vegetable oil for frying
* 1 cup water
* 1/2 cup margarine
* 1 cup all-purpose flour
* 1/4 teaspoon salt
* 3 eggs
* 1/4 cup white sugar
* 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


1. In a heavy deep skillet or deep-fryer, heat oil to 360 degrees F (180 degrees C). Oil should be about 1 1/2 inches deep.
2. In a medium saucepan, heat water and margarine to a rolling boil. Combine the flour and salt; stir into the boiling mixture. Reduce heat to low and stir vigorously until the mixture forms a ball, about 1 minute. Remove from heat and beat in the eggs one at a time. Spoon the mixture into a pastry bag fitted with a large star tip.
3. Carefully squeeze out 4 inch long strips of dough directly into the hot oil. Fry 3 or 4 strips at once, until golden brown, about 2 minutes on each side. Remove from hot oil to drain on paper towels. Stir together the sugar and cinnamon; roll churros in the mixture while still hot.
And the Mexican dessert recipe of Churros is ready to serve...Enjoy !

Chocolate Mexican Wedding Cookies

Chocolate Mexican Wedding Cookies ...a must try Mexican dessert recipe to try !


* 1 cup butter, softened
* 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
* 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
* 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
* 1 cup ground pecans
* 1/2 cup German sweet chocolate, grated
* 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
* 1 pinch salt
* 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
* 1/4 cup German sweet chocolate, grated


1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and 1/3 cup confectioner's sugar until light and fluffy. Add the vanilla extract.
2. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, ground pecans, 1/2 cup ground chocolate, cinnamon and salt; mix well.
3. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture.
4. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill 1 to 2 hours, or until firm.
5. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (180 degrees C).
6. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls.

Place balls 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 15 to 18 minutes, or until the cookies are firm to the touch. Cool 1 minute on the baking sheet, then transfer to a wire rack.
7. For the coating, sift 1/2 cup of the confectioner's sugar and 1/4 cup of the ground cocoa into a shallow bowl. While cookies are still warm, roll them in the coating. The Mexican dessert recipe is ready to serve..Hmm...nice taste of Mexican cookies ! Great !

Biscochitos II

Biscochitos II ..another great Mexican dessert recipes to try !


* 1 cup shortening
* 1 cup margarine
* 1 1/2 cups white sugar
* 2 eggs
* 1 teaspoon anise extract
* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
* 6 cups all-purpose flour
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 1/2 cup wine
* 3 teaspoons baking powder


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2. Mix together shortening, margarine and sugar with a mixture until well blended. Mix in the rest of the ingredients until smooth.
3. Roll out on a floured board to 1/2 or 1/4 inch thickness.
4. Cut into desired shapes and place on baking sheets. Bake until golden brown, about 10 - 12 minutes. Garnish as desired or leave plain. The Mexican dessert recipe is ready to serve...nice one !