Biscochitos “Cappuccino”

Posted by on Apr 18, 2013 in Cookies | 0 comments

Biscochitos “Cappuccino”

For hundreds of years the Biscochito (biz-ko-cheeto) has been New Mexico’s favorite cookie. In fact, the Biscochito was adopted as the official state cookie by the 1989 New Mexico State Legislature. The origin of the cookie is primarily Spanish; but, the recipe has been influenced by both Native American and Mexican cultures. Traditionally, the Biscochito is served during fiestas, weddings, and especially at Christmas. For over 30 years, we have been making the Biscochito by hand and continue in this proud...

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New Mexico Wedding Cookies “Original”

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Cookies | 0 comments

New Mexico Wedding Cookies “Original”

For hundreds of years the New Mexico Wedding Cookies have been used in weddings and quinceanera and other festive celebrations. The origin is primarily Spanish. Wedding cookies are connected with the tradition of saving rich and expensive food (the richest butter, finest sugar, choicest nuts) for special occasions. The New Mexico Wedding Cookies are a sugar cookie in the shape of a ball. They have pecans in them and are rolled in powdered sugar showing purity and simplicity. The wedding Cookies are prepared for...

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Marranitos “Molasses Cookies”

Posted by on Sep 15, 2010 in Cookies | 2 comments

Marranitos “Molasses Cookies”

Marranitos also know as  cochinos,  puerquitos, Our marranitos get their delicious spicy-brown goodness from molasses. We take piloncillos — unrefined brown sugar pressed into small cone shapes — and boil the sugar with just enough water to make our own molasses syrup, which is then added to the dough for the little pigs. Then the dough is rolled out and cut with pig-shaped cookie cutters The result is unlike anything else you’ll find in a Mexican bakery. The humble brown pig is not quite...

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New Mexico Wedding Cookies “Chocolate”

Posted by on Sep 15, 2010 in Cookies | 0 comments

New Mexico Wedding Cookies “Chocolate”

For hundreds of years the New Mexico Wedding Cookies have been used in weddings and quinceanera and other festive celebrations. The origin is primarily Spanish. Wedding cookies are connected with the tradition of saving rich and expensive food (the richest butter, finest sugar, choicest nuts) for special occasions. The New Mexico Wedding Cookies are a sugar cookie in the shape of a ball. They have pecans in them and are rolled in powdered sugar showing purity and simplicity. The wedding Cookies are prepared for...

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Biscochitos “Original”

Posted by on Sep 15, 2010 in Blog, Cookies | 3 comments

Biscochitos “Original”

For hundreds of years the Biscochito (biz-ko-cheeto) has been New Mexico’s favorite cookie. In fact, the Biscochito  was adopted as the official state cookie by the 1989 New Mexico State Legislature. The origin of the cookie is primarily Spanish; but, the recipe has been influenced by both Native American and Mexican cultures. Traditionally, the Biscochito is served during fiestas, weddings, and especially at Christmas. For over 30 years, we have been making the Biscochito by hand and continue in this proud...

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