Here’s a photo of a pack of mantecaditos taken in a store in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Mantecaditos is the local Puerto Rican Spanish Slang Word for a type of butter or shortbread cookie. Mantecaditos and polvorones are similar and many people use both names interchangeably.
Know of any other words for cookies used throughout Latin America? Which other countries also make mantecaditos?
Check out these other Puerto Rican Spanish Slang Word articles.