Red Velvet Cupcakes

Today is Valentine’s day! A day designated to express your love and appreciation for that special someone in your life. The go-to treat on Valentine’s day is chocolate and what girl doesn’t like chocolate? On Friday afternoon Obed showed up with a package of about a dozen chocolate covered jumbo strawberries.  I say the boy… 

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Quesitos de Guayaba (Sweeten Cream Cheese and Guava Pastries)

This is one of my favorite easy sweets to whip up for company or because I need something to eat with my coffee.  In every bakery back home in Puerto Rico you will find a pastry we call “quesito” (ke-see-toe)which basically translates to “little cheese”.   A “quesito” is basically just sweeten cream cheese wrapped in a… 

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Mantecaditos con Guayaba ( Shortbread Almond Cookies with Guava)

The holiday season is around the corner and it is time for a holiday cookie.  I adore these cookies.  My mother use to make them all the time for my sister and I.  She would usually fill the dimple with strawberry jelly, which would melt and become chewy.  It was my favorite part because it… 

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