A recipe from Mexico, The Beautiful Cookbook. Each region of Mexico has its own version of this airy cookie. The name refers to the "light" cookie made simply of fat, sugar, egg and flour. You may substitute 1/2 butter and 1/2 shortening for lard.
A rich caramel sauce made from goats milk. Adequate products are available in Mexican grocery stores but you are in for a real treat if you take the time to make your own. Look for goats milk in your local health food store. Cajeta can be used over ice cream, as a filling for desserts or even atop pecan cheesecake (Pay de Queso y Nuez con Cajeta).
Recipe made with piloncillo, Mexican chocolate, cinnamon, milk and eggs
This is not a traditional recipe but a dessert version of a Mexican burrito. From Better Homes and GardensA banana bread batter is spread over flour tortillas, sprinkled with chocolate chips, rolled up and drizzled with a chocolate glaze before baking.
A simple dessert chimichanga made with a flour tortilla filled with apple pie filling, brown sugar and canela (cinnamon).