Key Ingredients

A white can of sweetened condensed milk with blue labels beside the La Lechera logo and a plate of flan.
Condensed Milk

Sweetened Condensed Milk 14 oz Can

14 oz. Can


  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, at room temperature
  • 2/3 cup NESTLÉ® LA LECHERA® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 5 different colors vegetable food coloring
  • 1/4 cup NESTLÉ® LA LECHERA® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • Candy decorations
  • Colored icings

Make It

Step 1

Beat the butter until creamy; add 2/3 cup LA LECHERA® Sweetened Condensed Milk, egg, flour, vanilla extract and lemon peel. Beat until well mixed. Separate the mixture into 5 portions, add a different dye to each one and knead until a uniform color is obtained. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.

Step 2

Draw a heart on a sheet of paper and cut it out. This will serve as a mold for the cookies. Spread each color of dough out with a rolling pin on a previously floured surface; place the heart mold on the dough and using a small knife cut out the shapes. Use the hearts for the bunny's face and cut some hearts in half to make the ears. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake at 350° F for 7 minutes. Let cool completely.

Step 3

Spread a little LA LECHERA® Sweetened Condensed Milk on a cookie; place half a heart on each side to simulate ears and cover with another cookie to form a sandwich. Form the eyes and nose with the candy decorations and a little LA LECHERA® Sweetened Condensed Milk; use the icing to draw on whiskers. Repeat with remaining cookies.

Recipe Notes


Can also use heart-shaped cookie cutters if available.

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