These are tradition in my cOuntry with a little coffee , I personally love them they are really similar to shortbread cOokies....But hey they are frOm my cOuntry sO they are waay better....xD...

I really hope you enjoy them as my family and I dO....:)


  • 4 cups of AP flour
  • 1 cup of vegetable shortening
  • 1 cups of butter
  • 2 cups of sugar 
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbs of milk
  • 2 tsp of vanilla
  • 1 tsp of butter flavoring 
  • Dash of salt


  1. Cream together the fats and sugar until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add egg, milk and flavorings
  3. Add flour and mix until dough comes together.
  4. Make balls of dough and flatten them in the baking sheet
  5. press a little hole in the middle with your finger and put a little jam in there
  6. Bake in preheted oven at 350F for 12-15, really when they star turning brown in the edges

Little empanadas with italian fillng

I lOve empanadas..but definitly hate fried ones, so my grandma and I decided to bake a pie crust recipe and turn them into this deliscious things :) 

Empanadiitas recipe: 


  • 1/2  cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup of cold chicken broth 
  • 1 egg
  • For the flling: 
  • 3/4 cup of mozarella cheese
  • 1/4  cup of diced ham
  • 1/4 cup of bacon
  • 4 oz of pizza sauce


  1. Mix shortening, flour, and salt together with a fork or a pastry blender until very crumbly. Add as much water as needed to hold together, and mix lightly with a fork.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 1/2 an hour
  3. Roll gently on a floured and cut circles 
  4. Put  some filling and brsh edges with egg 
  5. Close circles
  6. Brush with egg and sprinkle some italian seasoning and red bell pepper finely diced.
  7. Bake at 350 for 12_20 min depending on size.