Pasteles De Coco (Coconut Pastries) Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
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Reviewed: Jul. 1, 2012
I once had these while visiting Puerto Rico. I had no idea how easy they were to make. Tasty little things and not too sweet. Thanks again for sharing!!! Reviewed during the Western region Allstar Faceless Frenzy 2012
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Cooking Level: Intermediate

Home Town: Olympia, Washington, USA
Living In: Lahaina, Hawaii, USA
Reviewed: Oct. 10, 2011
Difficult to find these ingredients in my area, but I made due. I used fillo dough, spread the layers with a diluted pineapple preserves mixture, and put a mixture of shredded coconut, honey, pina colada drink, and a splash of rum on the layers. I pulled the corners together and pressed to seal. My husband grabbed one right out of the oven and bit into it. He said the insides were like coconut napalm: very sticky, very coconut-y, but very delicious as well.
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Reviewed: Feb. 19, 2011
Easy peasy...made these with my toddler! Yummy...I didn't have canned grated coconut, I used orange flower water and golden syrup with some honey to wet the dry coconut...I added pine nuts...I tweak things...but I am sure the recipe is great by itself...it lends itself to creativity!
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Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2010
I am Cuban and I love these, one trick my mom uses is brush a little diluted apricot jam on top for glazing delightful yummy!!!!! This recipe also works with Guava Paste.
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Reviewed: Aug. 25, 2010
extremely simple.. Thanks for sharing
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