Alfajores - cookies with DulceDeLeche and Coconut

Alfajores - Cookies With Dulcedeleche And Coconut

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Jean Ray

By
@Sheepdoc

Traditional South American cookie.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

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

  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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Alfajores - cookies with DulceDeLeche and Coconut

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



Leave a Comment

22 Cheers-Worthy Summer Cocktails

22 Cheers-Worthy Summer Cocktails


Get your shakers, blenders, and ice-makers ready! These cheers-worthy summer cocktails are the refreshing drink you need to beat the heat. No matter your drink of choice, we have a tasty adult beverage that’s sure to have you reaching for your cocktail glasses. Margaritas, mojitos, mint juleps, and a plethora of cocktails that don’t start […]

14 Summer Squash Recipes

14 Summer Squash Recipes


Summer produce is our favorite, especially summer squash! With so many delicious ways to prepare summer squash, it’s a healthy go-to ingredient during these warmer months. Yellow with a fat bottom that gets skinnier towards the neck, it’s very easy to differentiate summer squash from zucchini. No matter how you cut, cook or top it, […]

22 Summer Strawberry Recipes

22 Summer Strawberry Recipes


Yay! It’s finally strawberry season! These summer strawberry recipes are bursting with sweet fruity flavor in every bite. Strawberry cupcakes, strawberry pie, strawberry pound cake, and more are perfect to make with a carton of fresh strawberries. Check out 22 strawberry recipes you need in your life this summer!