Pan De Polvo Recipe

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  • 6 cups flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups lard
  • 1 tbsp anise seed
  • 1 cup anise tea
  • 1 cup sugar


  1. First make tea. Use 1 cup of water and 1 tbsp of Anise seed. Let it cool and set aside.
  2. Second get 1 tbsp of Anise seeds and crush in a mortar, set aside.
  3. Third make cinnamon sugar mix to dip hot cookies in, set aside.
  4. You are going to need 2 large bowls.
  5. In a large bowl, mix flour, salt and baking powder, set aside.
  6. In another large bowl, mix sugar, lard, crushed Anise seeds, and Anise tea until smooth. (may not need all of the tea, just eyeball it).
  7. Add flour mix, one cup at a time. Dough should be soft.
  8. SUGGESTION: Let dough rest for couple of hours or overnight. The Anise seeds will create a wonderful flavor!
  9. Lightly flour rolling surface. Roll out dough about 1/4 inch thickness. Use a heart shape cookie cutter or any small cookie cutter you like.
  10. Preheat oven to 400. Bake in an ungreased cookie sheet or stone for about 10 minutes or until edges are light brown.
  11. Remove from cookie sheet, let cookies cool about 2 minutes then roll warm cookie in cinnamon-sugar mix. (careful not to break cookie).
  12. *lard is recommended but you can use Mrs. Tucker's shortening, it works just as well. DO NOT USE OIL.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 165.02 Kcal (691 kJ)
Calories from fat 74.12 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.24g 13%
Cholesterol 4.87mg 2%
Sodium 335.59mg 14%
Potassium 56.52mg 1%
Total Carbs 21.11g 7%
Sugars 5.88g 24%
Dietary Fiber 1.7g 7%
Protein 1.91g 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 56.3mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 421.56 Kcal (1765 kJ)
Calories from fat 189.36 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.04g 13%
Cholesterol 12.44mg 2%
Sodium 857.31mg 14%
Potassium 144.39mg 1%
Total Carbs 53.94g 7%
Sugars 15.02g 24%
Dietary Fiber 4.35g 7%
Protein 4.89g 4%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Iron 2.6mg 6%
Calcium 143.8mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.6
  • 4

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

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