This recipe was one of fifteen winners in the 2007 Mix It Up with Betty! Cookie Mix Recipe Contest. More than $10,000 was awarded!
Look for cans of dulce de leche in the Hispanic-foods section at your supermarket. Dulce de leche is similar to sweetened condensed milk, but it has been caramelized and is much thicker.
Dulce [DOOL-say] is Spanish for and generally refers to an intensely sweet confection made with sugar and cream. Leche [LAY-chay] is the Spanish word for “milk.”