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Molletes Dulces piled on a white plate next to single bread that is served on a separate plate.
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5 from 12 votes

Molletes Dulces

Molletes Dulces are made of crispy, buttery breads sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. They are perfect for breakfast or as a snack.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 442kcal


  • 2 bolillos (or telera, birote, french bread)
  • 4 tbsp butter (add more or less if needed)
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon (add more, depending on taste)
  • 4 tsp sugar (add more, depending on taste)


  • Slice the bolillos in half.
  • Butter each slice of 1 tbsp of butter.
  • Add more or less, if needed.
  • Place under the broiler for 3-4 minutes, or until the edges are crispy.
  • Sprinkle each bread with 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon.
  • Sprinkle each bread with 1 tsp of sugar.
  • Add more or less, depending on taste.



Alternative Cooking Option: Place the bread on a hot skillet buttered-side down. Cook for 2 minutes.
Here are some other topping variations:
  • Cajeta
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Nutella
  • Strawberry Jam


Calories: 442kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 863mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 353IU | Vitamin C: 0.04mg | Calcium: 145mg | Iron: 4mg