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Cookies 24: Pastel de Navidad

Pastel de Navidad cookies are from Spain and they include raisins and walnuts.

Here’s a Pastel de Navidad recipe from a website called Cookies-For-Christmas.com! Sounds like fun.

Pastel de Navidad


frozen or home-made pie pastry dough sufficient for 1 pie shell

5 large eggs

2/3 cup granulated sugar

5 tablespoons butter, melted

pinch of salt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup chopped walnuts

2/3 cup raisins



Preheat oven to 375 F. Roll pastry thin and cut into 12 4-inch circles. Fit each round into muffin cup and press in gently. Beat eggs until they are light; add sugar and mix well. Add butter, salt, and vanilla; mix well. Combine walnuts and raisins and fill each cup 1/2 full. Add egg mixture to fill each cup three-quarters. Bake filled cups 20-25 minutes.

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