Mexican Bakery cracked Pink Sugar Cookies (Polvorones) Pan Dulce

Growing up in Guadalupe, Az. we had Flores Bakery within walking distance. When I went to the Mexican bakery and couldn’t decide what to get, the pink fluffy crackly looking cookie was my favorite. These cookies are the closest to what I remember from the panaderia. Yield: 3 dozen (3 1/2 inch cookies) Rest: 1 hr Ingredients: 3/4 tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 2 tsp baking soda 4 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 3/4 cup shortening 1 1/2 cup sugar 2 tsp vanilla 2 eggs few drops red food color decorating sugar crystals Directions: In a mixing bowl … Continue reading Mexican Bakery cracked Pink Sugar Cookies (Polvorones) Pan Dulce

Nutella Stuffed Pretzel Bites

Yield: 24 Ingredients: Pre made pretzel dough (from my recipes) 1/3 cup baking soda 2 cups warm water 1-1 1/2 cups Nutella 4 tbsp unsalted butter powdered sugar Directions: Pre heat oven to 400 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Stir together baking soda and water, set aside. Working with half the dough, divide into 12 portions. (24 total) Flatten each into a disc, add 1 tsp Nutella to center of disc. Wrap and pinch ends together, dip in baking soda water and place on sheet, pinched end down. Repeat until all dough is used. Bake 8-10 … Continue reading Nutella Stuffed Pretzel Bites

Soft Pretzels Recipe From Scratch

Yield: 8 large or 4 dozen bites Rise: 1 hr Ingredients: 1 cup milk 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast 3 tbsp brown sugar 2 tbsp unsalted butter, softened 2 1/4 cups bread flour 1/3 cup baking soda 2 cups warm water 4 tbsp butter, melted Directions: In microwave, warm milk to about 110 degress F. Stir in yeast and let sit for 2 minutes. In a large bowl, combine brown sugar, butter and 1 cup flour. Stir to start forming a dough, slowly add in milk-yeast mixture and rest of flour. Continue mixing until a soft dough forms. Turn … Continue reading Soft Pretzels Recipe From Scratch

Won Ton Dough

Ingredients: 1 egg 1/3 cup water 2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 tsp salt Directions: In a small bowl, beat egg and water. In a large bowl combine flour and salt. Make a well in center of mixture and slowly pour in egg/water mixture. Mixing with a fork until a dough has formed. Slowly adding water as needed. Move dough to a lightly floured counter and knead a few times. Place dough back into bowl and cover with a damp towel for 10 minutes. This dough is versatile and can be used in most recipes that call for won ton … Continue reading Won Ton Dough

Butterscotch Brownies

Yield: 16 Ingredients: 1/4 cup shortening 1 cup brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 1 egg 3/4 cup all purpose flour Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray bottom and side of 8×8 pan or line with parchment paper. In a 1 1/2 quart saucepan, melt shortening over low heat. Remove from heat and add brown sugar and vanilla. Add salt and baking powder. Mix in egg and flour until smooth. Spread in pan. Bake 20-25 minutes. Cool on wire rack before cutting. Continue reading Butterscotch Brownies