Here is the recipe of the famous Madeira Honey Cookies, a delicacy typical of the Xmas season in Madeira..
1 kg Flour
Christmas in Madeira Island is filled with sweets and cookies are a must. Here is the recipe for the Madeira “Areias” (Sandy) cookies:
1/2 Kg Flour
150 gr Sugar
100 gr Butter
100 gr Lard(melted pork fat)
6 tablespoons of milk
Knead the sugar, and butter, the milk and the flour.
Make small balls that will cook on trays dusted with flour.