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Spanish Butter Wafers

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Spanish Butter Wafers are delicious and unique cookies. I have a sweet tooth and this cookie is one of my favorites! Try this Spanish Butter Wafers recipe and you will understand why.
Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lard 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel/1 teaspoon anise seed / both 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Sifted all-purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream butter and lard with lemon peel and extract.
Add sugar gradually, beating until fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition.
Blend flour and salt; add to creamed mixture in thirds, mixing until blended after each addition.
Chill dough several hours, or until easy to handle.
Removing a small portion of dough at a time from refrigerator, shape into 3/4 to 1-inch balls and place 1 1/2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350°F 8 to 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Milk Product

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