Alfajores - cookies with DulceDeLeche and Coconut

Alfajores - Cookies With Dulcedeleche And Coconut

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Jean Ray


Traditional South American cookie.


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1 Hr
20 Min


  • 12 Tbsp
  • 1 c
  • 1
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 1/2 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • ·
    zest of 1/2 lemon
  • ·
    dulce de leche
  • ·
    grated coconut

How to Make Alfajores - cookies with DulceDeLeche and Coconut


  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.

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About Alfajores - cookies with DulceDeLeche and Coconut

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

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