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May 02, 2019
Let’s start this post with a little history. Cinco de Mayo is May 5th, in the United States we often associate it with the celebration of Mexican American culture.
Many people in the U.S. believe it is Mexican Independence Day and if you believe this you would be wrong!
In Mexico, Cinco de Mayo, is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza.
It is more a ceremonial celebration.
Mexican independence Day is celebrated on September 16, a second reason to celebrate!
That’s your history lesson!
Let’s celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Mexican theme dessert recipe you can make at home. This recipe is quick and easy. You can make it kid friendly or adult friendly.
his recipe can also be made using your favorite sugar cookie recipe, frozen or pre-cut sugar cookie dough.
Below is my favorite sugar cookie recipe.
I would like to claim to be the author of this recipe but after reviewing many cookbooks and surfing the internet this is by far the best and easiest sugar cookie recipe.I have tweaked this cookie recipe just a little.
There are so many things you can do to customize this basic sugar cookie, so make it your own.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and line your baking sheets with parchment paper.
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