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Mexican Flag Cookies

  •  4.3 stars stars based on 17 reviews
  •   80% would make this again
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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:

1-5 of 17 reviews   Next >>

  JPR in NC  Dec 21, 2011
Would make this again.
Our family loves it. It has become a family tradition every Christmas! 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Brandopolis, Brandonia  Dec 9, 2011
Would not make this again.
I made these cookies for spanish class and many people like it, but I didn't care much for it. 3 stars

  A cookie baker  Nov 5, 2009
Would make this again.
mmm.! theese are good.! 5 stars

  becky in ohio  Oct 23, 2007
Would make this again.
These are great! Not as sweet as the traditional sugar family and I have made them several times. 5 stars

  you  Dec 12, 2006
Would make this again.
i liked this alot yummy 5 stars

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