Cucas (careful with this word, it has a double entendre that is risqué in Spanish!). These are delicious soft cookies made with dark molasses, and they are sold on roadsides in Venezuela and Brazil. Delicious!
Amazing Amaranth Candy - Alegría The name of this sweet treat means “happiness” in Spanish. In Mexico, alegría is molded into shapes like skulls, flowers and animals to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Recipe by Bob’s Red Mill Ingredients 1/2 cup amaranth 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon blackstrap molasses