Skip to main content New this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine


Rated as 0 out of 5 Stars
 made it  |  0 reviews   |   photos

"Polvarones are a Puerto Rican Christmas cookie."
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


31 m servings 100 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings


{{model.addEditText}} Print
  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat white sugar, butter, and shortening together in a bowl using an electric mixer until creamy. Mix in almond extract. Add flour in batches, kneading the dough to thoroughly combine.
  3. Roll dough into walnut-size balls and place 2 inches apart onto baking sheets. Make a well in each cookie with a wooden spoon handle. Sprinkle colored sugar, sprinkles, and guava paste into the wells.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly golden, 16 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 100 calories; 5.6 g fat; 11.3 g carbohydrates; 0.9 g protein; 7 mg cholesterol; 18 mg sodium. Full nutrition

Similar recipes


Read all reviews 0