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Bizcochitos? Biscochitos?
However you spell it, cookies mean Christmas in New Mexico


Sharon Niederman | For The New Mexican
Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2008
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In 1989, New Mexico became the first state in the union to adopt an official "state cookie." With that matter put to rest, the Legislature of this great state conducted a debate on the proper spelling of the revered anise-flavored shortbread cookie that appears at Christmas — not to mention weddings, baptisms and quinceñeras

 

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