Limited Edition Recipe
Also known as “Mexican wedding cookies”, these tasty treats are made for plenty of other year-round occasions and are often enjoyed during the winter holiday season.
Traditionally, polvorones are made with finely chopped nuts. It’s thought that the recipe stems from medieval Arab baking, which heavily featured butter, spices, and nuts. However, the recipe as we know it now made their way to Mexico with Spanish conquistadors in the 16th century.
We’re bringing polvorones to the table in honor of Cinco de Mayo. The fifth of May denotes the Mexican Army’s victory at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. While it’s not the equivalent of Mexican Independence Day, as many assume, it is a day that’s evolved to commemorate Mexican culture and heritage in America, which is definitely something to celebrate.
Here’s the scoop:
What you’ll need to bring to the table: