Alfajores Cookies

Alfajores Cookies

Alfajores Cookies

Alfajores Cookies


Dear friends, I want to share with you the recipe Argentine gentle, fragile,melting in the mouth Alfajores Cookies. Alfajores name comes from the Arabic, and means «fantastic» or «gorgeous« sweets. First Alfajores appeared in Iberia during the period of Al-Andalus. History is rooted in the 16 century!

When the Spaniards found new world turned out cookies on the shores of La fee. This dessert has also found its way in Peru, to quench your hunger Spanish soldiers. Do not confuse the Argentine Alfajores with «Andalucian« made of honey, almonds and walnuts.

Ingredients for 2 servings:

  • 200 g of starch (better than corn, but amiss and potato)
  • 100 g flour
  • 10 g baking powder dough
  • 1 chicken egg
  • 2 chicken yolk
  • 80 g butter
  • 80 g sugar
  • 400 g Dulce de Leche (caramelized condensed milk bank)
  • coconut, crushed nuts and other topping of your choice



For some time before all the manipulations remove oil from the fridge so that it has become softer. How should the mixer whip the eggs with the sugar andadd the oil, continuing to beat until you get a thick homogeneous mass. Join in a bowl of starch, flour and baking powder and add the beaten eggs and butter.Stir, knead the dough until smooth, and store in the refrigerator for an hour.

Roll out the dough to a thickness of about 1 cm, and glass cut round cookies that should be shifted on a baking tray, the paper trail of wax paper. Bake cookies 20 minutes at 356 F, let it cool down a bit and proceed to Assembly. For this purpose we shall grease generously cookies condensed milk, his second set cookies, spread a little edge all the same condensed milk, and test it in coconut flakes or other Breading.

It’s really very tasty cookies, no less tasty than Chocolate Pancake Cake

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