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Type Sugar cookie
Place of origin Mexico
Region or state Sinaloa
Main ingredients Brown sugar
Cookbook:Coyotas  Coyotas

Coyotas are sugar cookies which are large, flat and traditionally filled with brown sugar.[1] Coyotas originated in the 19th Century in El Fuerte, Sinaloa, Mexico.[citation needed] The version most commonly today dates from 1954 as prepared at Villa de Seris[citation needed] in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ a b "Coyotas". 2008-02-08. Retrieved 2009-07-12. 
  2. ^ Associated Press (1996-01-22). "Just Desserts". Dallas Morning News. 
  3. ^ Higuera McMahan, Jacqueline (2003). California Rancho Cooking. Seattle, WA (USA): Sasquatch Books. p. 197. ISBN 1-57061-242-0.