How to make Mantecaditos or Puertorican Shortbread Cookies

How to make Mantecaditos or Puertorican Shortbread Cookies

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Here are the ingredients to make the cookies:
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1 tsp almond emulsion or almond extract
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
pinch of salt
To decorate:
Sprinkles and guava jelly cubes

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  1. I love your videos. They are very easy to follow. Your videos have helped me touch base with our Puerto Rican heritage. Thank you. Keep those videos coming. My family loves the recipes.

  2. ¡Muchas gracias te la debo me encantan los polvorones y no encontraba como comenzar hacerlos por falta de una actualizacion receta buena rápida y completa gracias muchas felicidades desde PuertoRico bendiciones del cielo el Dios todo poderoso te obsequie con su amor eterno! Amén

  3. just made it and it looked just like the video. your instructions are so easy to follow. hopefully it will come out great

  4. Hello Sweet's I made the cookies and they were just as I remember them as a child in Puerto Rico they were great
    so keep on cooking. Thanks for the recipe.

  5. OMG! Going to try and make these tonight my son loves mantecaditos and we live in an area that doesn't have any panaderias. Thank you for sharing the recipe. 

  6. Are theses cookies similar to Italian butter cookies? Can I place them in a cookie cutter and make different shapes? Can this recipe doub l e as a pie crust? Thank You besos xo

  7. yo trate de hacerlas y crei que todo iva bien asta que I had to push them with my thumb they did not brake are they gona come out the same way??

  8. Thank you! Thats what I thought, just wanted to make sure they were the same cookies I had when I was little. Cant wait to make them! Hugs!

  9. Aida when I was little I renember these cookies with sprinkles and they were like an orange color. Are these the same or are these a different cookie? 

  10. OK….I am in pain. Because I looove these cookies. By watching you eating them my mouth is all water. Thanks for such a simple and fantastic receipt. Running to the market for some vanilla and almond. Every time I visit my hometown in Puerto Rico….I run to our local bakery for some of these. Now…allow me to ask…in PR they are kinda yellow…is like a deeper yellow color. What do we do for that..some frosting colorants? Thanks for sharing !!!!! :-).

  11. Eres un coronel. Muchas gracias compatriota! Viviendo por aca en Texas no se consigue comida Boricua, pero lla no tengo que buscar mas!!! haha! muchas gracias!

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