Orange Polvorone - Mexican Recipe

Orange Polvorone – Mexican Recipe

called sugar cookies polka dots Although these are common bakery items used all year round, versions with orange juice and zest are associated with the Christmas season. This may be because oranges are an abundant winter fruit.

Polvorone always attends special events.

material: 2 dozen servings

  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, about 90 g.
  • Add 2/3 cup sugar and a little more to sprinkle on the cookies.
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Juice and rind of 1 orange
  • 1 3/4 cups sifted flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda


1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. Using a wooden spoon, mix the butter or margarine and sugar until light and fluffy.

3. Add egg yolks, orange juice and zest. Add flour and baking soda.

4. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/2 cm thick. Cut into circles about 4 to 5 cm in diameter.

5. Bake on a greased tray until golden brown.

6. Cool and sprinkle with sugar.

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