Cookbook:Polvorones (Spanish Shortbread)

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Polvorones are a type of Spanish shortbread and is quite popular in Latin America.


  • 1 cup of margarine
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • ½ tsp. of salt
  • 4 cups of flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla extract


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F (180°C)
  2. Mix the margarine and the sugar in a mixing bowl until it has a creamy consistency.
  3. Next add the vanilla extract, salt and eggs.
  4. While mixing the ingredients add the flour and stir until it becomes hard to stir the mix.
  5. Make small balls and place on a flat baking pan without grease.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden.