aniseseed & guava thumbprint cookies
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Anise Seed & Guava Thumbprint Cookies

Crunchy edges and not too sweet. These anise seed & guava thumbprint cookies are perfect for any celebration! and you get a taste of Paraguay. I´ve been really enjoying our food advent calendar organized by Jenny at Jenny is baking. Taking us to different countries and trying new delicious recipes. The theme for this food […]

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Chocolate dulce de leche empanadas (cookies)
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Chocolate Dulce de Leche Empanadas (Cookies)

Bring some Latin flavors to your Christmas table with these delicious chocolate dulce de leche empanadas. {updated post from 2016} I’ve been thinking about baking Christmas cookies with some ingredients that we have here in Paraguay. As I mentioned before, baking Christmas cookies is not a Paraguayan or Bolivian custom. Thinking about that, dulce de […]

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Food Advent Calendar - "Spice It Up!"
Christmas Cookies

Food Advent Calendar – “Spice It Up!”

So excited to be a part of this food advent calendar – “spice it up!”. I really enjoy learning and trying new recipes, and this food advent calendar does that. Starting tomorrow, December 1st., we´ll be going to different kitchens, in different countries, trying new Christmas recipes. What is an advent calendar? The Advent or […]

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Almond Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

These cookies are crispy, tender, melt in your mouth. With subtle almond flavor. They are perfect with a cup of tea. Every Christmas I try to make this recipe. It’s a bit more expensive than other recipes because it has cream cheese, but the cookies come out so tender, that it’s worth those extra cents. […]

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Brown Butter Spice Cutout Cookies
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Brown Butter Spice Cutout Cookies

These cookies have a lot going on. Brown butter, caramel, and a hint of coffee flavor in every bite.  I recently discovered this technique of browning butter before using it in cakes or cookies, and the truth is that I fell in love with the taste it gives baked goods. The taste is like caramel, […]

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Galletitas de Menta con Relleno de Chocolate
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Mint-Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

These Mint-Chocolate Sandwich Cookies come together quickly. With only a few ingredients you can make something cute and delicious! Mmm.. Christmas cookies! Although I didn’t grow up baking Christmas cookies, is something I enjoy doing now. The summer in Paraguay discourages me to bake, but the joy of making cookies and sharing them with friends […]

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