A mexican recipe of filled corn husks. You could make the dough with coconut oil, vegetable oil, or room temperature butter; however to pull out the shortening as they make for the lightest tamales. These tamales are deliciously unwrapped and inhaled without any toppings. One must-make during such parties are these Rajas Tamales With Oaxacan Cheese. This classic tamale is found throughout central Mexico, and you see variations on it as you travel about.