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Spanglish Girl’s Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

For years, I tried to conquer the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe.  I’m not joking: for years!  My quest started in high school, when I would ask all my gringa friends for their recipes.  In the end, I would discover the perfect recipe on my own, by accident (aka fate).

It was during one of my yearly Christmas bake-a-thons, at my casita, when I forgot to bring the butter to room temperature, so I had to melt it… and surprise! I got the …

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El Cucuy Dulce de Leche Cookies

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With Halloween approaching soon, I thought it would be fun to create a cookie named after my biggest childhood fear: el Cucuy! In creating the cookie I had to channel my inner child to brainstorm what cucuy’s should taste and look like. I settled on the idea that El Cucuy was likely green and had two creepy beady eyes.  As for taste, I liked the idea of Dulce de Leche, a signature Latino flavor.

Happy baking!

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Mexican Flag Sugar Cookies

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Whether it’s for a Copa Mundial viewing party, Cinco de Mayo celebration, or a Mexican Independence Day festivity, Mexican Flag Sugar Cookies are the perfect treat.

Follow our sugar cookie and glossy frosting recipe (link below). Of course, instead of Christmas trees, cut out circles and use red and green food coloring for the flag colors.

http://spanglishgirlsguide.com/2013/12/17/spanglish-girls-perfect-cut-out-sugar-cookie-recipe/

* For decorating, use Christmas tree sprinkles to form the cactus on the Mexican flag. You …

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USA FLAG SUGAR COOKIES

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USA FLAG SUGAR COOKIES

Hosting a World Cup U.S.A. viewing party or a 4th of July get-together? These sugar cookies are perfect for both events!

Follow our sugar cookie and glossy frosting recipe (link below). Keep in mind that instead of cutting out Christmas trees, you will cut out large circles. For the frosting you will use red and blue food coloring. recipe:http://spanglishgirlsguide.com/2013/12/17/spanglish-girls-perfect-cut-out-sugar-cookie-recipe/

* For decorating, you will need star sprinkles. You may …

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Pastel de Tres Leches

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On a hot summer day, there is nothing more refreshing and delightful than a tres leches cake. If you’ve never had it before, it’s a sponge cake drenched in a milky-sweet concoction,  frosted with a light and airy whipped cream, topped with fresh fruit, and served cold. Words don’t do it justice! You will have to try it to know what I’m talking about when I say it’s DELICIOSO. The good news is–it’s easier to make than most people …

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Easter Bunny’s Favorite Carrot Cake

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Cake Ingredients

2 cups of all-purpose flour sifted

2 cups of sugar

2 teaspoons of baking soda

2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon of nutmeg

1 teaspoon of salt

4 eggs at room temperature

1 ½ cups of vegetable oil

3 cups of grated carrots

1 ½ cup of chopped walnuts

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