Pastillas de Leche

These are also known as bite-sized milk candies. They’re super simple to make, you don’t even need to cook them. The hardest part? Well, self-control. Trust the person speaking from experience.


pastillas de leche

Pastillas de Leche
Yield: 4 dozen
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: N/A

Ingredients:
1 cup condensed milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cup powdered milk
Pinch of sea salt
1/4 cup granulated sugar, for rolling

Directions:
1. In a medium bowl, combine the condensed milk and vanilla extract. Using a wooden spoon, gently stir in the powdered milk and salt. Continue mixing until it forms a dough-like consistency.
2. Divide the milk dough into four equal parts.
3. Take 1 milk dough and roll into a 12-inch log.*
4. Divide the log into 12 equal parts.
5. In a shallow dish, sprinkle the granulated sugar. Roll the milk candy in the sugar, pressing gently, until all sides are covered. Repeat for remaining milk candies.

Notes:

  • The milk dough can be sticky. Use rubber gloves for easy rolling.

Recipe by JG

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