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!"
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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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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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Crunchy Gingerbread Cookies
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Crunchy Gingerbread Cookies

These crunchy gingerbread cookies are perfect to make and decorate with little ones. The dough is very easy to make and these cookies taste amazing. Baking Christmas cookies is not a Bolivian or Paraguayan custom, although more people are baking them now. I started baking Christmas cookies after I got married, and since then I’ve […]

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