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How to make Portuguese cookies dessert.
Preparation time:
1 h 15 min
Cooking Time:
15 min
Ready In:
1 h 30 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Cookies Dessert Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Cookies Dessert Recipe

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Posted in: Dessert Recipes
Tue, Feb 9, 2016
4 out of 5 with 72 ratings
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1 package of Maria cookies1 and 1/4 cups of condensed milk1 cup of milk6 egg yolks1/2 cup of brewed coffee1 and 1/2 cups of heavy cream Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

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  1. Pour the condensed milk into a pan, add the egg yolks, stir, add milk, stir and bring to a boil stirring constantly until boiling.
  2. Once cooler, pour a layer of the mixture you just did in a dessert bowl or dessert glasses, add a layer of cookies after dunking them in the coffee, than add another layer of the mixture, than another layer of cookies etc...
  3. Beat the cream into whipped cream and spread it at the very top.
  4. Decorate with bits of Maria cookies.
  5. Refrigerate one hour before serving. *


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