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Recipe of Arbolitos cookies

Arbolitos cookies

45 mins
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These Christmas tree cookies are original and will enchant all your guests, you can also prepare them with your children will love them.
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10 portions
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 3/4 tablespoons cinnamon powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 tablespoons allspice
  • 1/2 tablespoons ground clove
  • 1/2 tablespoons salt
  • 1/4 tablespoons ground black pepper
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/4 cups vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 6 egg yolks
  • green food color


Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
Mix flour, baking powder, spices, salt and pepper in a bowl.
In another bowl with an electric mixer , beat butter and shortening for 1 minute. Add the brown sugar and beat for 2 more minutes. Add the egg to continue beating.
Add the mixture of dry ingredients until a hard dough is obtained. Finish mixing it with your hands and make two balls. Cover the balls with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Remove one of the balls from the refrigerator and leave at room temperature for 10 minutes. Place it on a clean surface with flour and flatten with a roller until it is 1/2 cm thick. Using a cookie cutter in the shape of a circle cut out the cookies and put on baking trays greased with cooking spray.
Repeat with the other ball of dough. This time cut in the center of each circle a Christmas tree with a cutter in this shape and place on a baking sheet previously greased.
In a bowl beat the egg yolks and add a drop of coloring.
In the circle-shaped cookies without a tree put a layer of the mixture of yolks and dye.
Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven and still hot add to the cookies in the form of circle without tree one more layer of glaze. Place on top of each circle biscuit a cookie with small tree in the center. Let cool and serve.

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Ratings (2)
Laura Fernández
15/11/2019 08:29:52
Se ven deliciosas, debo de prepararlas.
Luz María Hernández
15/12/2017 18:08:59
Me encantaron

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