Recipe: Yummy Biscochitos - Secret Recipes

Recipe: Yummy Biscochitos

Biscochitos. Biscochitos are New Mexico's State Cookies! Biscochitos (sometimes spelled Bizcochitos) are a beloved New Mexican treat. Although I wasn't born here, I've lived in New Mexico for more than half.

Biscochitos Join me in making New Mexico's Official State Cookie! I'll be showing you exactly how to make biscochitos. I hope you enjoy my video and making these. You can cook Biscochitos using 10 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Biscochitos

  1. It’s 3 cups of flour.
  2. You need 1 1/2 tsp of baking powder.
  3. You need 1/2 tsp of salt.
  4. Prepare 3 tsp of crushed anise seed.
  5. You need of Zest of 1 orange.
  6. It’s 2 1/4 cup of lard (or shortening).
  7. You need 3/4 of sugar.
  8. Prepare 1 of large egg.
  9. You need 1 tsp of vanilla extract.
  10. You need of TOPPING-cinnamon/sugar mix.

Visit our website to place your order today! Whether you spell it biscochito or bizcochito, you'll call these cookies wonderful. Biscochito is a crispy butter cookie flavored with anise and cinnamon. It was developed by New Mexico residents over the centuries from the first Spanish colonists of New Mexico.

Biscochitos step by step

  1. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, anise seed, Zest..
  2. In a mixing bowl beat sugar, and lard(or shortening) Add egg/vanilla and beat..
  3. Gradually beat in flour mix..
  4. Refrigerate 1hr or more..
  5. Put dough into a cookie press(or roll out and cut with cookie cutter).
  6. Press onto a parchment lined cookie sheet. Prepare topping in a separate bowl..
  7. Bake for about 8-9 minutes (for rolled out cooking bake about 10-12 minutes).
  8. Watch these cookies they brown easily!!.
  9. Take out of oven, wait about a minute or two so you can lift the cookie without it crumbling (but it must still be warm!!).
  10. Dip into cinnamon sugar mix..
  11. Note-I could not find crushed/ground anise. I bought regular anise seeds and used a coffee grinder-in bursts, they are light!.
  12. Note-better with lard, but you may use Vegetable shortening instead(I used crisco).

See more ideas about Mexican food recipes, Mexican cookies, Cookie recipes. Biscochitos are a crunchy shortbread-like cross between a sugar cookie and a snickerdoodle! Looking for a delicious Biscochito recipe? These have just the right amount of anise, a generous sprinkling of cinnamon, and a tender crumb that is totally irresistible. Here is a fail-proof and super easy recipe for homemade biscochitos, a lard-based cookie that is flavored with star anise and cinnamon.