Bizcochos (Mexican Holiday Cookies)
30 mins (prep 15, cooking 15)
7 ingredients
8-10 servings
Yes these are made with lard and no there is no substitute. In authentic Mexican cooking, lard, not shortening, is used. This recipe comes from Seasoned with Sun the El Paso Junior League Cookbook. A co-worker asked me for the recipe and I realized that it wasn't posted anywhere.

Categories:  holiday , <-30-mins , north-american , wedding , mexican , christmas , rolled-cookies , low-in... , low-sodium , cookie-and-brownie , time-to-make , dessert ,
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Serving Size (201.8 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 961.62 Calories from Fat 539.82
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 59.98g 738.26%
Saturated Fat 23.28g 931.37%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 56.19mg 149.85%
Sodium 2.77mg 0.92%
Total Carbohydrate 102.23g 272.61%
Dietary Fiber 3.24 g 103.65%
Sugars 63.05 g %
Protein 5.42g 86.66%
Vitamin A 30.21IU% Vitamin C 3.45mg%
Calcium 53.65mg% Iron 3.23mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4