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These Nicaraguan pastelitos, or  “small cakes," are stuffed with chicken, fried and then rolled in sugar for a savory yet sweet snack.

Pastelitos de Pollo : New Worlder

These Nicaraguan pastelitos, or “small cakes," are stuffed with chicken, fried and then rolled in sugar for a savory yet sweet snack.

In Nicaragua, picos are a classic accompaniment for an afternoon cup of coffee or a late morning glass of pinolillo. These picos are sweet breads with three points, knead into the shape of a triangle and stuffed with dried, grated cheese and sugar for a beautiful contrast of flavors. The sweetness of the bread and the salty touch of cheese is nothing short of delicious. Sometimes spongy and soft, other times thin and crispy, the thin and crispy variety is a constant temptation for me, and I…

Nicaraguan Picos

In Nicaragua, picos are a classic accompaniment for an afternoon cup of coffee or a late morning glass of pinolillo. These picos are sweet breads with

Vegetarian Lentil and Sweet Potato Empanadas. Swap in some Plain 0% Chobani Greek Yogurt for that sour cream!

Vegetarian Lentil and Sweet Potato Empanadas

Empanadas!  Stuff with anything your heart desires!

Baked Empanadas

WINNER but with some effort. empanadas- (ground beef) Tried this tonight. It was quite a bit of work. Recipe needed a little extra water for dough.

Churros de Queso (Cheese Churros), not to be confused with the ridged, sugar-and-cinnamon coated churros commonly served with chocolate sauce and coffee, are a savory Nicaraguan finger food. These index finger-sized pastries are rolled and filled with firm, salty, white cheese that resembles mozzarella in texture.

Churros de Queso (Cheese Churros)

These index finger-sized pastries are rolled and filled with firm, salty, white cheese that oozes as the churros fry.

Nicaraguan Pineapple Pastry Pastelito de Pina by mlml211 on Etsy. $65.00, via Etsy.

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Pastelitos de pollo y queso.

My mom used to make this delicious pastries from Nicaragua. Mom Wherever you are you I miss you!

The best Banana ANYTHING ever! Moist Banana Bread Coffee Cake riddled with chocolate chips and walnuts (optional) with an INCREDIBLY creamy cheesecake-like cream cheese filling all topped with brown sugar walnut streusel and vanilla drizzle.

The best Banana ANYTHING ever! Moist Banana Bread Coffee Cake riddled with chocolate chips and walnuts (optional) with an INCREDIBLY creamy cheesecake-like cream cheese filling all topped with brown s (Chocolate Chip Banana)

These Nicaraguan pastelitos, or “small cakes," are stuffed with chicken, fried and then rolled in sugar for a savory yet sweet snack.

Pastelitos de Pollo : New Worlder

These Nicaraguan pastelitos, or “small cakes, " are stuffed with chicken, fried and then rolled in sugar for a savory yet sweet snack.

Pío Quinto - Nicaraguan Rum Cake Parfait

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