Holiday Dessert Recipes

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Holiday Dessert Recipes

9 Recipes
Coconut Milk

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Coquito – Coconut Eggnog

Coconut Milk

Give eggnog a makeover! The star of this eggless Puerto Rican holiday punch is GOYA® Coconut Milk. Just blend with a handful of GOYA pantry ingredients until creamy. Rum is optional. 

Go crazy for coconut this holiday season! Thick, creamy unsweetened GOYA® Coconut Milk adds tropical flavor to silky flans and puddings. Try it in our Coconut Eggnog!

Prep time

5

Minutes

Total time

5

Minutes

Yields

7

Cups

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Cream of Coconut

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Coconut Layer Cake

Cream of Coconut

For a dazzling holiday "snowball" with tropical pizzazz, frost buttery, coconut cake layers with sweet-sticky 7-minute icing. Sprinkle all over with fluffy flaked coconut. Dramatically delicious! 

Thick, sweet coconut cream adds loads of luscious flavor to holiday desserts: cakes, bars, puddings - even Coconut Eggnog! Not to be confused with unsweetened coconut milk.

Prep time

10

Minutes

Total time

60

Minutes

Yields

8

Servings

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Ripe Plantains

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Sweet Plantain Bread Pudding

Ripe Plantains

Ripe plantains give this cinnamon-scented Puerto Rican specialty extra luscious texture and incredible flavor. GOYA makes it easy with frozen GOYA® Ripe Plantains: only 10 minutes of prep! 

Fully ripened plantains develop a sweet, aromatic taste that’s delicious in Puerto Rican bread pudding. Fried to bring out the best o

Prep time

10

Minutes

Total time

85

Minutes

Yields

8

Servings

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Guava Paste

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Pastelitos - Guava and Cheese Pastries

Guava Paste

Take the work out of making these beloved Caribbean pastries with GOYA® Puff Pastry Dough for Turnovers. Just fill with cream cheese and tangy-sweet guava paste, and bake to a flaky golden brown.

Made by cooking guava and sugar until thick and intensely flavored, this paste makes a mouthwatering filling for crisp, sweet turnovers. Or serve with cheese as an easy holiday appetizer.

Prep time

10

Minutes

Total time

45

Minutes

Yields

6

Servings

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Evaporated Milk

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Flan de Queso – Caramel-Topped Cream Cheese Custard

Evaporated Milk

Celebrate the holidays with this velvety cream cheese flan topped with a glistening layer of decadent caramel. Tastes so fantastic: no-one will guess it takes just a few minutes to prepare! 

An indispensible ingredient in many of your favorite Latin custards, cakes, flans, and puddings. Rich dairy flavor and the convenience
of a can.

Prep time

5

Minutes

Total time

60

Minutes

Yields

12

Servings

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Dulce de Leche - Milk Caramel Spread -Squeeze

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Alfajores - South American Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies

Dulce de Leche - Milk Caramel Spread -Squeeze

Stack your holiday cookie platter with a delicious, South American tradition. Crumbly, buttery cookies are sandwiched with caramel
GOYA® Dulce de Leche. Pure heaven!

The traditional filling for South American sandwich cookies, this sweet, thick milk caramel also makes a delectable instant topping for ice cream, cakes, puddings…you name it!

Prep time

10

Minutes

Total time

75

Minutes

Yields

12

Cookies

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Chocolate Maria Cookies

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Coconut Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate Maria Cookies

Cheesecake lovers alert! Don’t miss these dreamy coconut cheesecake bars with chocolate cookie crust. Topped with chewy toasted coconut, they’re simply irresistible! 

A traditional Spanish biscuit, these crisp chocolate wafers make a delicious cookie crust for holiday bars, cheesecake, and any pies and tarts that call for a cookie crust.

Prep time

10

Minutes

Total time

70

Minutes

Yields

12

Servings

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Piloncillo Brown Sugar Cane

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Colombian Christmas Custard

Piloncillo Brown Sugar Cane

Experience a Colombian Christmas in your own home! This smooth, custardy Christmas pudding is sweetened with traditional brown sugar (panela) and warm, holiday spices. 

Brown, unrefined cane sugar beloved in South America for its big, earthy, caramelized flavor. Traditionally used to sweeten drinks and desserts. Heavenly in Columbian Christmas Custard!

Prep time

10

Minutes

Total time

30

Minutes

Yields

12

Servings

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Medium Grain Rice

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Caramelized Rice Pudding

Medium Grain Rice

From the lush meadows of northern Spain comes a rich, eggless, custardy rice pudding that’s the perfect finale to your holiday meal. Cinnamon and orange add a burst of flavor.

Short, fat, medium-grain rice is the ideal choice for rice pudding because it contains more starch than long grain rice, creating a delicious custard-like texture, even without eggs.

Yields

6

Servings

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