Polvarones

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Polvarones are a Puerto Rican Christmas cookie.

2
2
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
16 mins
Total Time:
31 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
36 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup shortening

  • 1 tablespoon almond extract

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons colored sugar, or as desired (Optional)

  • 2 tablespoons sprinkles, or as desired (Optional)

  • 2 tablespoons guava paste, or as desired (Optional)

Directions

  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
6g Fat
11g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 100
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 19mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 13mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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