Polvorones

These soft, crumbly and almondy traditional cookies from Latin America are easy, fun and delicious. Decorate them with your favorite holiday designs!

  • Servings 8-10
  • 30 mins.
  • Easy

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Flour
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Shortening
  • 1 ½ cups Sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Almond extract

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a deep bowl, cream together the butter and shortening.
  3. Add the sugar slowly to the mix and mix well. Add the almond extract and mix well. Add the flour slowly until the mix is hard to stir.
  4. Form small balls with the dough until all is used. Place the small balls on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Place the cookies in the oven and cook for 15-20 minutes or until golden.
  6. Let them cool before eating them.

Pro Tips

Decorate them with sprinkles, edible glitter or white chocolate.

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