By Eddy − On Saturday, December 24, 2016, 7 years ago in Cookie Recipes
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Portuguese Christmas Biscuits Recipe

Portuguese Christmas Biscuits Recipe

These Portuguese Christmas biscuits are easy and simple to make and are perfect for the holidays, give them a try.

Preparation time 20 min
Cooking Time 15 min
Ready In 35 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings8

Ingredients

1/2 cup of softened margarine2 cups of all-purpose flour1/2 cup of sugar1 teaspoon of vanilla extract1 eggPowdered sugar for garnish
1/2 cup of softened margarine2 cups of all-purpose flour1/2 cup of sugar1 teaspoon of vanilla extract1 eggPowdered sugar for garnish
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Directions

  1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the sugar, margarine and the egg until a creamy mixture. Add the vanilla extract and beat for another 1 to 2 minutes. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour and beat until it obtains a homogeneous mixture.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  3. Place the dough on a table dusted with flour and knead it a little with your hands. Then, roll out the pastry with a rolling pin dusted with some flour. Cut the dough with cookie cutters and place in a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
  4. Bake about 15 minutes until the biscuits begin to turn golden brown.
  5. Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool completely.
  6. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.
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Maria Sousa
Maria Sousa
no baking powder?
1 year ago, Monday, December 5, 2022
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MaryBeth Rego
MaryBeth Rego
I'm going to try these, they look delicious. How think should I roll out the dough?
2 years ago, Thursday, January 27, 2022
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Eddy
With a rolling pin Mary, but you can use a bottle or anything round.
2 years ago, Thursday, January 27, 2022
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