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
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.