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Rating: 5.0/5 (5 votes cast)

Meal Type: Dessert
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Cook Method: Oven
     Serving Size: 24 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 24

Amount Per Serving
Calories 130
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 6g
10%
Saturated Fat 4g
6%
Unsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 26mg
9%
Sodium 54mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 18g
6%
Dietary Fiber 0g
1%
Sugars 8g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A  4%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  0%Iron  0%
Potassium  0%Vitamin E  1%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Biscoitos De Maizena (Cornstarch Cookies)

Recipe Tags: Cookie Recipes

Date Added: December 15, 2014

Ingredients:

2 Cups Cornstarch
1 Cup Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon Salt coarse
1 Egg lightly beaten
3/4 Cup Unsalted Butter (no substitutions)
2 Ounces Coconut freshly grated, (optional)
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Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 375-F degrees.

2. Lightly grease a baking or cookie sheet. Sift cornstarch, sugar, and salt together in a large mixing bowl.

3. Add the lightly beaten egg and blend in the butter, incorporating the coconut as well, if desired.

4. Knead well. Let stand for 10 to 15 minutes.

5. To prepare traditionally shaped Biscoitos de Maizena, roll about a 1-inch ball in the palms of your freshly cleaned hands and drop each cookie onto the prepared cookie sheet.

6. Using the tines of a fork, gently press the cookie flat with a criss-crossed pattern.

7. You may elect to use a cookie press to drop your cookies on the prepared cookie sheet, also.

8. Bake for about 8 to 10 minutes, depending on cookie size.

9. Let cool and serve with a steaming cup of Brazilian coffee.

10. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Comments on Biscoitos De Maizena (Cornstarch Cookies) Recipe:

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is very low-sodium with 54.04mg per serving

Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Egg, Butter, Corn, Natural Sweeteners, Fructose Malabsorption allergies.
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