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How about a traditional ethnic no-bake cookie? Lithuanian tinginys are a super easy no-bake cookie to make. It starts with, well, cookies or biscuits depending on where you are from, crumble them into chunks and add in the sweet cocoa mixture and roller them up and chill. So easy and you don’t have to turn on the oven. | ethnicspoon.com
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Authentic Lithuanian Cookies

These easy to make no-bake authentic Lithuanian cookies are called Tinginys, which means lazy one. There are only 8 ingredients.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Lithuanian
Keyword chocolate, cookies, no bake, refrigerator, shortbread, sliced, tinginys
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 12 servings
Calories 506 kcal



  1. Crumble tea biscuits into medium size chunks, and place in a bowl.

  2. Place cocoa powder in milk, and whisk until no lumps remain. Add in salt and cinnamon.

  3. In a saucepan, heat sweetened condensed milk, and melt in the butter. Add in the cocoa powder mixture.

  4. Allow it to cook, stirring often to combine. Cook for about 3-5 minutes, or until it begins to thicken.

  5. Pour chocolate mixture over the cookies and stir to coat evenly. Mix in the dried fruit.

  6. Line a 5"x9" loaf plan with plastic wrap, and pour the mixture. Try to evenly distribute throughout. 

  7. Remove from loaf pan, and try to form a cylinder. Place in the refrigerator and cool for about 3-4 hours.

  8. Slice thinly, and serve with fruit if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Authentic Lithuanian Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 506 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 57mg19%
Sodium 377mg16%
Potassium 259mg7%
Carbohydrates 59g20%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 36g40%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 670IU13%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
Calcium 173mg17%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.