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Visochos (mexican Wedding Cookies)

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Servings: 4
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

1    egg
1/2  3 lb. can  shortening (Crisco)
2 3/4  cups  sugar
5  cups  flour
2  tablespoons  vanilla
2  teaspoons  anise seed
2  teaspoons  cinnamon
1/4  teaspoon  clove
1/2  teaspoon  salt
    Tip of tsp. baking powder

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl mix dry ingredients. In large bowl mix sugar and shortening, egg, vanilla. Beat with mixer until creamy. Gradually add flour mixture to sugar mixture. Knead until smooth. Let set 10 minutes before rolling out. Cut cookies in diamond shape. Bake for 10-15 minutes until lightly brown. Dip in cinnamon and sugar.

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