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For the bake sale LatinoFoodie made dozens of Cocadas, or Coconut Macaroons, with a kiss of dulce de leche. With sweet coconut, sweetened condensed milk, and sweet dulce de leche, our cocadas are definitely a sweet treat. These are super easy to make; essentially it’s dump and stir. For an added touch, dip the bottoms in a little bit of chocolate and allow to dry.
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