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Fall Sprinkle Grajeas (or Mantecaditos de Otoño)
Mantecaditos, grajeas or sprinkle cookies. No matter how you call them these cookies are not only versatile for it's topping, but are delicious and beautiful. Super easy to make and can be adapted to any theme, holiday or festivity.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20-25 minutes
Servings
dozens
Ingredients
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20-25 minutes
Servings
dozens
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl or electric mixer cream the butter, shortening and sugar until smooth.
  3. Add the almond and vanilla extracts.
  4. Mix in the flour a little at a time.
  5. Add the orange food coloring. I use a teaspoon, but you can add more or less. Tip: You can make this cookies with any other color or no color at all.

  6. Using a small ice cream scoop out dough.
  7. Flatten out each ball using your hands, top with the sprinkles and put on the baking sheet. Leave some space between the cookies for spreading while baking.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until they are a light golden color.
  9. Cool on a wire rack.
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