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|POLVORONES (MEXICAN CINNAMON COOKIES)|
5 c. flour (Pillsbury Best)
7/8 c. sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1 3/4 c. vegetable shortening (Crisco)
2 sticks cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp. anise seed
3/4 c. sugar
1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder and shortening together. Boil 2 cups water with cinnamon sticks and anise, strain and use water in the flour mixture. Use just enough water to moisten and form a ball. Form dough into small balls about 1 1/2 inch in diameter; place on a cookie sheet; and bake in a preheated 325 degree oven, until cookies are light brown.
Mix 3/4 cup sugar and ground cinnamon in bowl. Roll warm cookies in sugar mixture, then let cool.
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