Alfajores - cookies with DulceDeLeche and Coconut

Alfajores - Cookies With Dulcedeleche And Coconut Recipe

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Jean Ray

By
@Sheepdoc

Traditional South American cookie.

Rating:
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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

How to Make Alfajores - cookies with DulceDeLeche and Coconut

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • 2Cream butter and sugar. Add rest of ingredients except dulce de leche and coconut. Knead dough until smooth. Let rest 15 minutes.
  • 3Roll dough to 1/4" thick and cut in 2" circles. You should get 24 cookies. Place on greased cookie sheet and bake 20 minutes.
  • 4When 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