Dia de Muertos Cookies

Dia de Muertos Cookies


16 cookies

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  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cinnamon sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 325F/160C.
  2. In large Wonderlier bowl, place butter, sugar, salt, extract and orange zest. Mix until creamy.
  3. Mix in egg. Add flour and mix until just combined.
  4. Seal the bowl with cookie dough and refrigerate for at least 15 minutes.
  5. Place Silicone Baking Sheet with Rim on metal cooking sheet. Then use the medium sized Portioning Scoop to portion out 9 cookies then pat dough flat. Use cookie dough to make the traditional “Dia de Muerto” design on each cookie by rolling a thin log of cookie dough and placing it on each cookie in X shape, and then place a small ½-inch ball in the center.
  6. Bake for 12-14 minutes. Remove, then make and bake remaining cookies.
  7. Once cookies have cooled, dip each into cinnamon sugar and store in airtight container until ready to serve.

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