Jorge Castillo:What would Christmas be without cookies?
Glenn Lindgren: I know I look forward to eating several.
Jorge Castillo: This is a recipe that comes straight from Havana. It's the most authentic Cuban Christmas cookie!
Straight from Havana, the most authentic Cuban Christmas cookie!
INGREDIENTS:1 cup butter
Use an electric mixture to cream the butter and sugar together in a small bowl. Gradually add the eggs and vanilla.Sift together the flour, baking power, baking soda, and salt. Add these dry ingredients to the creamed sugar and mix well. Use a spatula to gently fold in the walnuts, raisins, and maraschino cherries.
To make the cookies
Take a teaspoon of dough and roll it in the corn flakes. Place the cookies on a greased pan. Put one maraschino cherry in the center of each cookie.
Bake for 10 to 14 minutes.
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