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These Portuguese Loures region cookies (bolachas típicas da região de Loures) are simple to make, aromatic and very appetizing.
Portuguese Loures Region Cookies Recipe
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Portuguese Loures Region Cookies Recipe

Portuguese Loures Region Cookies Recipe

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½ cup of sugar1 and ¼ cups of flour1 tablespoon of baking powder1 pinch of cinnamon2 eggsLemon zest (to taste)Margarine, to grease the trays Click here to get Portuguese food, ingredients & more at Amazon.com
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This recipe makes about 30 cookies.

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C or 350°F.
  2. Beat the eggs, add the sugar, continuing to beat until very creamy.
  3. Add the flour, add the baking powder, cinnamon and the lemon zest.
  4. With a teaspoon, arrange morsels (small ammounts of dough) in the trays greased with margarine and leave space between each one.
  5. Bake for about 10 minutes.
Recipe & Photo Credit: docesregionais.com *

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