Friday, April 9, 2010

sweet treat


I headed down to the local bakery yesterday and picked up a few sweet treats - some polvoróns. Made from toasted flour, milk, butter and sugar, they are a lot like shortbread cookies, but a bit more powdery and less greasy. (That is the chocolate one you see there, and yes, it tastes as yummy as it looks!) All the little polvoróns even came wrapped in pretty coloured cellophane... so I had to snap a pic to share. Yummy!

38 comments:

Caitlin said...

THOSE LOOK DELISH! I wish I had some sweet treats right now!

Christie Cottage said...

Awww, you ar making me hungry for sweets! Looks good!


Have a wonderful weekend!


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naomemandeflores said...

Hummmm...they look so yummy!

M.M.E. said...

Oh, I'm hungry now.

Almost Precious said...

Have not heard about these sweet little delicacies, they look and sound divine. I'll have to check around my bakeries and see if they make such a concoction. Way down south in Dixie somethings don't bake very well in our heat and 99% humidity. :)

DK said...

Those look awesome, especially because I'm getting kind of tired of Easter chocolate :p

debi said...

Ok, I am officially starving!

Vivi said...

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Nina said...

Yummy! I've never tried chocolate, but over here they also make that with nuts, even with oreos! I think I'll ask my mom to make a batch for us. :)

Jingle said...

Those look wonderful!

Annette said...

Mmmmmmm.....I think I need to make some cookies now!!!!!!

cupcakebomb said...

mmm... that made me want to have so many things... (cakes, cookies, color cellophane, cute table cloth...)

I also tagged you for Sunshine blog award. :) Love your blog!

our little love nest said...

Yum! So stinking homesick today! Even with all the yucky weather there recently...I still think you are one lucky girl to live in the most rockin city ever!

StunningAnnaK said...

Way to go Vancouver! You all will be much safer ...Driving and being on a phone is just scary.

These little treats you picked up look fantastic!

Leah@Storybook Ranch said...

Those look delish! Do they tell you how many calories are in them? Seems like all of the bakeries around here do that now & I can't bring myself to buy anything because of it. ugh..I suppose it's a good thing, though :)

NekiNaturals said...

look yummy, I can feel the pounds coming on me !:)

Kristin said...

Now you've got me in the mood for a sweet treat! Guess what? You won something in our Spring Fling giveaway. Come see what it is!

Cat said...

How sweet...these look absolutely devine. Hope you enjoyed :)

Happy weekend!

T @ Poppy Place said...

Looks so good :)

Time for Breakfast.

Happy Weekend, T. :)

Sherryl said...

I love Polvorons! It is a Philippine candy. My grandma used to make it from scratch when I was growing up and it is yummy!

Dyche Designs said...

Mmmm yum. :0)

readingsully2 said...

Yum...sounds great, Valerie. :)

just B you said...

The pics make me want to try one! =)

Frannie said...

A very nice way to end the week....
on a sweet tooth...ah...
I mean sweet note.

Love shortbread.

Jennifer said...

Oooh, this look wonderful!

Plantress said...

I like the shape on it too. There must be something in the spring air because everyone at work today wanted sweet treats. We were content with trader joes 100 calorie choc bars

Claire said...

I miss polvorón. I have had to quit sugar. Thanks for the photos, almost like tasting.

jennifer young said...

why am i still awake?! i'm hungry! can i have your cookie? :)
j.

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Serendipity Handmade said...

Oh my gosh! I must know how to make those...I love shortbread cookies and I've never tried these. Yum!

StunningAnnaK said...

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AND two time commentor on this post!

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Sarah Knight said...

looks delicious!

Handmade in Israel said...

They look yummy - and beatifully wrapped too! Hope you enjoyed them.

Valerie said...

Mmmmm! Looks like a great combination with coffee.

Enjoy ~

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Bonzai Beadwear said...

YUMMY! can you send some my way? LOL

April said...

I'm not sure I could eat it - it's just too cute!

Little Trends said...

YUM! original is my fave...although the chocolate ones are pretty darn good too.my mom just came back from her trip with boxes of it....and my sons gobbled it up!