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Mexican Flag Cookies

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Recipe

 

Yield

servings

Prep

15 min

Cook

17 min

Ready

45 min
Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Trans-fat Free

Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
cookies
¾ cup vegetable shortening
butter-flavoured
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1 ¼ cups brown sugar
light, pack
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2 tablespoons milk
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2 teaspoons coconut extract
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1 each eggs
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1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
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1 teaspoon salt
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¾ teaspoon baking soda
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icing
1 cup powdered sugar
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1 tablespoon milk
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1 x food coloring
red and green
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¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate
semi-sweet chips, null, null
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Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
cookies
177 ml vegetable shortening
butter-flavoured
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296 ml brown sugar
light, pack
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3E+1 ml milk
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1E+1 ml coconut extract
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1 each eggs
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414 ml all-purpose flour
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5 ml salt
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3.8 ml baking soda
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icing
237 ml powdered sugar
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15 ml milk
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1 x food coloring
red and green
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59 ml semi-sweet chocolate
semi-sweet chips, null, null
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Directions

Heat oven to 350℉ (180℃).

Place sheets of foil on counter top for cooling cookies.

Grease a 9x13 pan with shortening. Combine shortening, brown sugar, milk and coconut extract in large bowl.

Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.

Beat egg into creamed mixture.

Combine flour, salt and baking soda.

Mix into creamed mixture just until blended.

Spread dough evenly into prepared pan.

Bake at 375~ for 14 to 17 minutes.

Do not overbake.

Cool 2 minutes in pan. Cut into 3x4 inch rectangles.

Remove cookies to foil to cool.

ICING-Stir the confectioners' sugar and millk until smooth.

Add additional sugar if paste is too thin.

Divide icing into 3 small bowls.

Add food coloring to achieve the desired shade of green and red to two bowls, leaving 1 bowl white.

Decorate to resemble Mexican flags.

Place chips in a heavy re-sealable bag.

Micro on MEDIUM for 1 minute or until melted, checking every 30 seconds.

Knead bag until smooth. Cut tip off corner of bag and pipe Mexican flag emblem onto cookies.



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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 109g (3.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 3365% from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 713mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 24%
Dietary Fiber 1g 6%
Sugars g
Protein 15g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 15%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
 

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