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       Title: Governor Johnson’s Biscochitos
  Categories: Governors r, Cookies
       Yield: 60 servings
  
       1 lb Shortening
   1 1/2 c  Sugar
       2 ts Anise seed
       2    Eggs; beaten
       6 c  Flour
       3 ts Baking powder
       1 ts Salt
     1/2 c  Fruit juice (optional)
       1 tb Cinnamon
  
   Recipe by: Governor Gary E. Johnson, New Mexico
   * Note= Varied amounts of fruit juice may be used.
   In a large bowl, cream shortening, sugar and anise seed.
   Add eggs and beat well. Combine flour, baking powder, and
   salt in another large bowl. Alternately add flour and fruit
   juice to creamed mixture until a stiff dough has been
   formed. Knead dough slightly. Pat or roll to 1/4 to 1/2
   inch thickness. Cut dough into desired shapes. Combine
   sugar and cinnamon in a shaker. Dust the top of each cookie
   with a small amount of mixture. Bake in a 350 degree oven
   for 10 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned. Makes
   5 dozen.JM.
   Governor Gary E. Johnson, New Mexico.
  
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