Brazilian Wedding Cookies (Casadinhos)
Brazilian Wedding Cookies (Casadinhos)
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    Portuguese for "married," casadinhos are bite-size sandwich cookies that are often served at weddings in Brazil. They're typically filled with dulce de leche, or like in Martha's heart-shaped version, guava.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
    • 3/4 cup cornstarch
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
    • 3/4 cup superfine sugar
    • 1 large egg, room temperature
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
    • 12 ounces guava paste, cut into small pieces
    • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon pink powdered food coloring

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 15
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 179 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 7 g 10.57%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 20.12%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 65 mg 21.81%
    • Sodium: 74 mg 3.07%
    • Calcium: 9 mg 0.9%
    • Potassium: 22 mg 0.62%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.03%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 28 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.4%
    • Sugar: 14 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 4.37%
    • Vitamin C 0.29%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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