2 lbs. flour
1 lb. shortening
1 tsp. baking powder
1 c. sugar
1/4 c. cinnamon tea(boil cinnamon sticks to make tea)
Mexican Wedding Cookies
Melt shortening and keep lukewarm.
Mix flour and baking powder, well. Add melted shortening and mix with hand mixer, mix well. Add tea and sugar alternating to mixture. Form 3 to 4 balls of dough. Press each ball with hand on a cutting board to 1/4 thickness. Cut with cookie cutter and bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Let cool in same baking sheet. Roll in sugar and cinnamon mixture.
Makes: 9-10 dozen (regular size)