Mantecaditos Recipe

Looking for an easy Mantecaditos recipe? Learn how to make Mantecaditos using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by robertnoel

Makes 30 servings



Puerto Rican Christmas cookies. You can double the size for a more traditional cookie but I like them small.

Recipe Ingredients for Mantecaditos

1 3/10 ounces butter
1 3/10 ounces shortening
3/10 c sugar
1/2 tsp almond extract
1 egg yolk
0.08 tsp salt
1 c flour

Recipe Directions for Mantecaditos

  1. Combine fats and cream with sugar, yolk and extract.

  2. Add flour.

  3. Shape into bubble gum sized balls and flatten slightly.

  4. Top with 1/4 cherry.

  5. Bake 14 mins at 350 degrees. Try not to brown them.

Categories

Dessert, Snacks, Caribbean, Christmas

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 9.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.4g
4%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
15mg
1%
Potassium
5mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
5.2g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Sugars
2.0g
Protein
0.5g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
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