Alfajores - Cookies With Dulcedeleche And Coconut Recipe

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Alfajores - cookies with DulceDeLeche and Coconut

Jean Ray

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@Sheepdoc

Traditional South American cookie.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

12 Tbsp
butter
1 c
sugar
1
egg
2
egg yolks
2 Tbsp
cognac
2 1/2 c
cornstarch
1 c
flour
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 tsp
baking powder
zest of 1/2 lemon
dulce de leche
grated coconut

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
2
Cream butter and sugar. Add rest of ingredients except dulce de leche and coconut. Knead dough until smooth. Let rest 15 minutes.
3
Roll dough to 1/4" thick and cut in 2" circles. You should get 24 cookies. Place on greased cookie sheet and bake 20 minutes.
4
When cool, spread dulce de leche on bottoms of 12 cookies and top with another cookie, letting some dulce de leche ooze out. Roll sides in grated coconut.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Latin American