La Lechera Citrus Dessert

La Lechera Citrus Dessert

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15 min.
255 min.
9 Servings

Kid friendly and fun to make, La Lechera Citrus Dessert has delicious sweet and tangy flavors. Doesn’t require heating and perfect for the little ones to help prepare. Great for a surprise for mom!


  • 1 can (14 ounces) NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • Juice from 2 lemons
  • Juice from 1 orange
  • Grated peel from 1 orange
  • 45 Maria cookies
  • Orange triangles for garnish
  • Mint leaves for garnish
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MIX sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice, orange juice and orange peel in medium bowl; set aside.

LAYER one Maria cookie in each of 9 dessert cups. Evenly spread 1/3 cup La Lechera citrus mixture over the 9 cookies. Repeat process four more times with cookies and La Lechera citrus mixture, finishing with layer of La Lechera citrus mixture.

REFRIGERATE for at least 4 hours or until cookies are soft. Garnish each cup with orange triangles and mint. Serve immediately.


Can also be prepared in a baking dish. Layer bottom of 8-inch-square baking dish with 9 Maria cookies. Top with 1/3 cup La Lechera citrus mixture. Repeat process four more times finishing with a layer of La Lechera citrus mixture.

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I think this is the recipe, i was looking for, but when i was younger I use to prepare it without cookies, only the orange cream. Really good with garnish. Thanks

- zoila Ulloa from Floriada

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/9 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 9

  • Amount Per Serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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