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Portuguese Cookies Dessert Recipe
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Portuguese Cookies Dessert Recipe

Portuguese Cookies Dessert Recipe

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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 ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff
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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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