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Pastel Galletas (Cookie Cake)

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"I got this authentic Mexican dessert recipe from a friend from Mexico. The fruit, cookies and creamy filling mixture give it a delicious and unique flavor and texture. You can find the cookies in the Mexican foods section of your local grocery store."
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8 h 15 m servings 407
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 9x13-inch pan)


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  1. Blend sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, cream cheese, and lime juice in a blender until sauce is creamy. Pour sauce into a bowl.
  2. Dip enough Maria cookies to cover the bottom of a 9x13-inch glass baking dish in the creamy lime sauce. Spread a layer of fruit cocktail over the cookies. Dip and layer a second layer of Maria cookies over the fruit cocktail. Continue dipping and layering cookies and fruit cocktail until the last layer of cookies is about 1 inch from the top of pan. Spread peaches over the dessert.
  3. Cover dessert with plastic wrap and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 407 calories; 14.5 63.7 8.1 35 239 Full nutrition

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The end product was very good. The recipe needs some editing . . . I was unable to find a 20 oz package of the Galletas Marias, so, based on the recipe, I bought four 6 oz packages. I have two e...

this used to be my favorite dessert when I was a kid. I totally forgot about it, I can't wait to try it and give it to my kids. My mom only used peaches but I will give the fruit cocktail a try....

I just love this cookie cake, the texture is very soft, I used 2 cans of fruit , I didn't put a lot of fruit between the layers, I also used strawberries instead of the canned peaches, since...

I made this almost exactly, used 1 Can of mixed fruit and 1 of crushed pineapple and 1 fresh minced mango. It came out great but too sweet for my taste, next one I'll be using 1/2 if the sweet m...