Many childrenand quite a few grown-ups, tooknow the delicious taste of bizcochitos. (Indeed, the bizcochito has the unusual distinction of being the official state cookie of New Mexico!) But how many people know the secret of how the bizcochito first came to be? Ana Baca does, and she shares it with us in a charming fable, Benitos Bizcochitos / Los bizcochitos de Benito.
The book concludes with a bizcochito recipe that adventurous young readers may enjoy trying out with the help of a friendly adultor, perhaps, vice versa.