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Mexican Flag Cookies


2 pkg. active dry yeast
1/4 cup warm water
2 cups butter (4 sticks), softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
4 1/2 cups sifted flour
Red and green colored sugar

Preheat oven to 350F. Dissolve yeast in warm water. Cream together butter and sugar. Beat until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Blend in dissolved yeast. Gradually stir in flour. Chill dough for about 2 hours. Shape into 3/4" balls. Dip one side in red sugar, the other in green sugar, leaving a clear stripe down the center. Place on buttered cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove from immediately to wire racks to cool.

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Reviews of Mexican Flag Cookies:

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  kerry in USA  Dec 10, 2006
Would make this again.
this recipe is yummy and easy! 5 stars

  A cookie baker in lancaster sc  Dec 9, 2006
Would not make this again.
ok but not the best thing well actally it's horrible 1 star

  A cookie baker in Michgan  Dec 8, 2006
Would make this again.
these are wonderful cookies. I think every one should try them 5 stars

  A cookie baker in ontario  Oct 23, 2006
Would make this again.
good!!!!!!!!! yummy!!!!!!! 5 stars

  Debb in Memphis, TN  Nov 28, 2005
Would make this again.
This is not your traditional American cookie recipe, but that's why I like it. My daugter is Mexican and she helps me make these every year for her Adoption Day. We share them with her class and they all love them. And of course, the red & green colors make them great for Christmas. 4 stars

  A cookie baker in stover, mo  Jan 30, 2005
Would make this again.
I made these cookies for my classroom and everybody loved them.These are great cookies. 5 stars

  Andrew Green in South Carolina  Dec 11, 2004
Would not make this again.
When I made these cookies they were very bland and even bad tasting. In my opinion the festive sugar even looks cheap and rediculous. I would never make these again. 1 star

  A cookie baker  Dec 8, 2004
Would make this again.
these cookies make my inner gringo smile 5 stars

  Sherry in Texas  Nov 13, 2003
Would not make this again.
These cookies are very festive and colorful looking, but I did not like the taste very much. You can taste the yeast in the cookies. To me they were ho-hum. 2 stars

  Vicky Sanchez in Beaufort, SC  Sep 19, 2003
Would make this again.
They are so gooood! 5 stars

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