Biscochitos II


1 cup shortening
1 cup margarine
1 1/2 cups white sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon anise extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup wine
3 teaspoons baking powder


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Mix together shortening, margarine and sugar with a mixture until well blended. Mix in the rest of the ingredients until smooth.

Roll out on a floured board to 1/2 or 1/4 inch thickness.

Cut into desired shapes and place on baking sheets. Bake until golden brown, about 10 – 12 minutes. Garnish as desired or leave plain.