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Mexican Flag Cookies

Mexican Flag Cookies Recipe

These look great on a platter


2 pkg. active dry yeast

1/4 cup warm water

2 cups butter (4 sticks), softened

1 cup sugar

1 egg

4 1/2 cups sifted flour

Red and green colored sugar


Preheat oven to 350F.
Dissolve yeast in warm water. Cream together butter and
Beat until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Blend in dissolved yeast. Gradually
stir in flour.
dough for about 2 hours.
Shape into 3/4" balls. Dip one side in red sugar,
the other in
green sugar, leaving a clear stripe down the center.
Place on buttered cookie
sheets. Bake
for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Remove from immediately to wire
racks to
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