Almojábanas (Colombian Cheese Bread)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

These little treats are usually eaten as a snack, with afternoon cocoa or for breakfast. Traditionally they are made with a non-pasteurized milk cheese, but here cottage cheese is used since it is readily available in the US and is similar in taste and texture.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine cottage cheese and masarepa in a food processor; add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Divide dough into 8 equal portions and shape each into a ball.
  4. Place on a greased baking sheet and bake until golden, 30 to 35 minutes.