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Mexican Christmas Cookies Recipe
|Vegetable shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Grated orange peel||2 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Fresh orange juice||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||3 3⁄4 Cup (60 tbs)|
|Ground cloves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Finely chopped pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Superfine sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 5218 Calories from Fat 2243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 256 g394%
Saturated Fat 57.2 g285.8%
Trans Fat 27 g
Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%
Sodium 580.5 mg24.2%
Total Carbohydrates 685 g228.3%
Dietary Fiber 22.9 g91.4%
Sugars 311.3 g
Protein 61 g121.2%
Vitamin A 7.6% Vitamin C 47.4%
Calcium 22.6% Iron 139.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Beat in egg, then orange juice.
Blend flour, salt, and spices.
Stir into creamed mixture.
Mix in pecans.
Wrap dough and chill overnight.
Next day, roll out a small amount at a time on lightly floured surface to 1/8 inch thickness.
Cut in desired shapes with fancy cookie cutter.
Put on lightly greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 375Â°F 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden brown.
Sprinkle with sugar while still warm.