Galletas de Avena y Nestlé Abuelita Cookies – Nestlé Abuelita Oatmeal Cookies
La merienda is a light snack eaten between lunch and dinner. Merienda is a time to slow down, enjoy a cup of café or a steamy cup of chocolate with a light snack or piece of pan dulce. The afternoon merienda is a traditional Latin American ritual meant to be shared with family, co-workers or friends who casually stop by to enjoy a time of rest, break from work or to unwind from the busy day. This is one of my favorite times of the day I spend with my girls. Together at the table sipping, nibbling while we share our day.
We stop to pause, reflect and enjoy our day. A steamy cup of Nestlé Abuelita chocolate, my girls and galletas de avena make la merienda a memorable time of the day.
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- 1 3/4 cups NESTLÉ ABUELITA Granulated Chocolate Drink Mix
- 3/4 cup 1 1/2 sticks butter, softened
- 1 large egg
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup quick oats
- Cinnamon Vanilla Glaze recipe follows
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Beat Abuelita chocolate and butter in large mixer bowl until creamy.
Beat in egg; gradually beat in flour.
Stir in oats.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Lightly flatten balls into circles.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Drizzle or spread with Cinnamon Vanilla Glaze.
FOR CINNAMON VANILLA GLAZE:
Combine 1 cup powdered sugar, 4 teaspoons milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract and ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon in small bowl; mix well.
Source Nestle http://www.elmejornido.com/en/kitchen/recipe/144304/oatmeal-abuelita-cookies?pagenumber=1&pagesize=2
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