Mexican Spice Cookies

Serve your guests with these Mexican spice cookies that are made using Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix – a flavorful dessert.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 30

Ingredients

2
tablespoons sugar
1 1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all purpose flour
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1/2
teaspoon anise seed
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, mix sugar and 3/4 teaspoon of the cinnamon; set aside.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, flour, butter, egg, anise seed, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon until soft dough forms. Roll dough into 30 (1-inch) balls. Roll in cinnamon-sugar. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 1 inch apart.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until set and light golden brown around the edges. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

Expert Tips

Anise seed comes frm the anise plant, a member of the parsley family. The greenish-brown seed has a sweet black licorice flavor.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
65mg
65%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.