As part of the Costa Rican tradition, afternoon coffee is consumed with bread sweet or salty.
In this case I want to share this delicious recipe from the time of the grandmothers.
The empanadas either sweet or savory is part of our culture as well as other activities we enjoy sharing with family and friends.
I hope you enjoy.


3 3/4 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar
12 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 egg
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 jar of guava jam 8.5 oz.


1. Creme sugar with the butter and add the egg slowly.

2. Mix water with vanilla extract and separate the flour with baking powder and add to creamed mixture alternating liquid and dry.

3. The dough is soft.

4. Place dough on a clean surface with a little flour knead and stretch to cut the circles and fill with a teaspoon of guava jam.

5. Close and coat with beaten egg and sprinkle with a little sugar.
Place on a tray and bake at 325 degrees F (160 degrees C) for 25 minutes.

This recipe makes 22 empanadas.

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Excellent choice for a snack after school.
Quick, easy, economic and delicious.
Make these recipes at home is perfect and we are sure that what our family eat is healthy.
These new options will help you to have most peaceful days and you can have delicious snacks.


1 tube of paste prepared for croissant. (found in the refrigerated area of the supermarket)
8 slices mozzarella cheese small.
2 slices of turkey ham into strips, leaving a total of 8 strips.
8 teaspoons of prepared pizza sauce.


Separate dough and place one teaspoon of sauce in the center of the dough.

Place 1 slice of cheese over the sauce.

Place a strip of turkey ham.

Shape the croissant.

Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 16 minutes or until golden brown.

 Serve and enjoy.

This recipe makes 8 croissant.

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This is a delicious dessert for any occasion.
It is very easy to do and you can vary the filling, you can make this simple and delicious dessert something spectacular.
Does not require much preparation time so it becomes the ideal dessert.
I invite you to try it with different fillings.
Enjoy it.


5 eggs
5 tablespoons of flour
5 tablespoons of sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract.


1. Place eggs in blender with sugar, beat until doubled in size and are run clear.

2. Once ready add the vanilla and almond extract. Add flour by spoonfuls by enveloping movement.

3. Grease a tray and line with parchment paper, place the mixture
4. Bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown.

5. Use a clean tea cloth, sprinkle with a little water and sprinkle with sugar, once ready the cake, place on the cloth and roll into shape.

6. When completely cool fill with dulce de leche or filling of your choice, cut the ends to make this even.

7. Serves 6 people.

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