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Cornstarch Butter Cookies (biscoitos De Maizena)

Author/Submitted by: The Art of Brazilian Cookery by Dolores Botafogo
Servings: 1
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

1  c  Butter
1  c  Sugar
1  c  Cake flour
2  c  Cornstarch

MAKES 100 VERY SMALL COOKIES Cream butter and sugar, work in the flour and cornstarch, which have been sifted together. Roll or pat out on floured board to about 3/8" thickness. Cut cookies 1" in diameter. Put on cookie sheet. Bake 1/2 hour in a 300#176#F oven. REG shared by Maria Malo, London, England. All measures are US standard

These crumbly, delicate brown tidbits are the cookies most commonly eaten in all Brazilian homes. Per serving: 3750 Calories; 183g Fat (44% calories from fat); 12g Protein; 519g Carbohydrate; 490mg Cholesterol; 1879mg Sodium ###

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