The name is based on the diminutive form of the word bizcocho biscuit.
Biscochitos recipe. Another interesting ingredient in biscochitos is lard. I think i ended up with 6 dozen cookies or more. I have made biscochitos without any type of alcohol and they werent very good. If you want the traditional mexican way dont use those two things and definitely use the lard not the shortening.
My grandmas recipe was a little hard to follow and just kind of some of this and some of that. Biscochitos traditional cookies biscochitos traditional cookies. Definitely give this biscochitos recipe a try. Not the healthiest but a once a year indulgence.
By cheryl alters jamison photos by douglas merriam. I do not recommend using this recipe. They have simple yet rich flavors cinnamon sugar and anise that melt in your mouth. 2 1 star values.
It is served during special celebrations such as wedding receptions baptisms and religious holidays especially during the christmas season. I took care not to over bake and followed the recipe to a t. Biscochitos are new mexicos official state cookie. 15 3 star values.
Lori delgado shares this scrumptious recipe which began with agnes trujillo a friend of her mother in law angies. It really is the best biscochito recipe around. The biscochitos recipe i had made in the past resulted in very buttery fine textured cookies these were hard and crumbly. The name is based on the diminutive form of the word bizcocho biscuit.
Ive received so many messages from people who love this recipe as much as i do. 458 stars 83 ratings. A great thick sugar cookie that is dusted with cinnamon sugar. 62 4 star values.
The spanish conquistadors and colonists brought both recipes to the new world. My personal conclusion is that you either need the alcohol for the recipe or you need to be drunk to appreciate these cookies. 3 read reviews add review 83 ratings 64 reviews 12 photos this is new mexicos traditional cookie. This one has worked great without the orange zest and grand marnier.
All reviews for biscochitos. The traditional shape is fleur de lis but use your. The new mexico state cookie an anise and cinnamon scented delight is served at every december gathering short of a fast food breakfast. Biscochitos anise shortbread cookies jump to recipe print recipe these biscochitos or cinnamon anise shortbread cookies are absolutely delicious and theyre really easy to make.
1 2 star values. The recipe for making the cookie has been greatly influenced not only by local and indigenous customs but also by recipes brought to new mexico by immigrants from other hispanic countries. Ive received so many messages from people who love this recipe as much as i do. Either way dont forget the brandy.