Coffee-Flavored Corn Cookies Mexican Recipe

Recipe Category: Mexican

Coffee-Flavored Corn Cookies Mexican Recipe

Ingredients

  • pemoles – coffee-flavored corn cookies

Makes ABOUT 3 DOZEN

  • 1 pound leaf lard or vegetable shortening
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups masa harina
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cups freshly brewed coffee

Method

  1. Beat the lard with a wooden spoon or in a mixer using the paddle attachment until smooth
  2. Add the sugar and mix until light and fluffy
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time, then add one-third of the flour
  4. Add about one-third of the coffee and continue alternating the flour and coffee in two more batches until incorporated
  5. Scrape down the sides as necessary and beat until thoroughly combined
  6. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until a smooth and uniform dough is formed
  7. With your hands, roll out pieces about 5 inches wide and ½ inch thick, starting in the center and rolling outward so that they are evenly thick
  8. Connect one end of each piece to the other, making a ring, and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet, about 1 inch apart
  9. Refrigerate until firm, about 10 minutes
  10. Preheat the oven to 350°F
  11. Bake the cookies for 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden, and allow to cool on the baking sheet

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