Mantecaditos Puerto Rican Cookies

If you are ever lucky enough to visit this enchanted island, I suggest you ask the locals which is the best bakery, and try absolutely everything they have. Puerto Rican bakeries are magnificent. They’re pastry wonderlands filled with secrets and family recipes. If only I could get the recipe of bizocho…

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I'm so sorry! Here's a low resolution picture of my next recipe

I’ve been missing, I know. Trust me, it’s not due to lack of trying. This month has been difficult. I’ve baked at least five different recipes, all of which, I’ve wanted to burn at the stake for being absolutely unholy. Nevertheless, I’m glad to say that I am back on track…

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Polvorones

Today is the day when I get in touch with my Puerto Rican roots. This cookie, this breathtaking, delicious, mouthwatering cookie is called Mantecaditos or Polvorones in Spanish. Polvorones are my favorite cookies, no question about it, and I’ll tell you why. This cookie tastes like friggin’ ice cream. It…

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