Cookbook:Alfajores (Latin American Sandwich Cookies)

Alfajores (Latin American Sandwich Cookies)
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Alfajores are a Latin-American sandwich cookie filled with dulce de leche.




  1. Cream butter; add sugar and beat until fluffy.
  2. Add egg and egg yolks one at a time, beating well. Beat in vanilla and lemon rind.
  3. Sift together cornstarch, flour, baking powder, and salt. Add to batter and mix well.
  4. Drop batter by small spoonfuls onto well-buttered baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 350°F for 15 minutes. Remove immediately and cool.
  6. Sandwich the cookies together with dulce de leche.