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Best Alfajores Cookies Recipe
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Alfajores Recipe

Perfect traditional Alfajores Recipe
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Argentina
Keyword: Alfajores
Servings: 15
Calories: 533kcal


  • 1 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1/2 cup Cup of cornstarch
  • 200 grams Sugar
  • 8 tbsp Powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Fine salt
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Dulce de leche
  • Powdered sugar for dusting


  • Place the wheat flour, cornstarch, salt and sugar in a bowl and whisk briefly to combine.
  • Place the butter and combine all. When you have a nice dough wrapped in plastic and let it rest on the fridge for 1 hour
  • Remove the dough from the refrigerator, and place it on a lightly floured surface. Put a little of flour the top of the dough. Roll to 1/2 cm thickness (the dough will crack but can be easily patched back together).
  • Cut the dough with a cookie round form and bake for 12 to 14 min. (The cookies will remain white on top.) Let them cool completely.
  • Flip half of the cookies upside down and gently spread about 2 teaspoons of the dulce de leche. Place a second cookie on top and gently press to create a sandwich. Dust with powdered sugar.


Calories: 533kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 2g