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Portuguese Olive Oil Cookies Recipe
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Learn how to make these delicious Portuguese olive oil cookies.

Portuguese Olive Oil Cookies Recipe

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3 eggs1 cup of sugar1 cup of Portuguese olive oil1 teaspoon of baking powderZest from 1 lemon3 and 3/4 cups of flour1 egg yolk for brushing

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  1. Preheat the oven to 180C or 350F.
  2. Mix the eggs with the sugar in a blender until it reaches a creamy consistency.
  3. Mix the rest of the ingredients together in a bowl and then add them to the blender. Blend the mixture until it is a smooth and even consistency.
  4. With the dough, knead and mold balls with a cookie cutter or your hands, forming them into your preferred shapes.
  5. Once the cookies are formed, brush them with the egg yolk and then place them on a greased baking sheet.
  6. Bake in the oven for about 13-15 minutes or they have reached a golden brown color.
  7. Once done, let them cool for half an hour, then serve.
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