Alfajores (Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies)

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Alfajores (Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies)
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Description

These are not just any cookies, these are Alfajores (Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies). Have you ever tried Alfajores (Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies) before? Well today is your lucky day. These are not only healthy but packed with flavor. You will love baking these Alfajores (Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies) with your family and serving them in a cookie jar on the kitchen table. Let us know your thoughts about our recipe in the comments below or by giving this recipe a star rating.

Ingredients

30 cookies
300 grams white flour
150 grams wholemeal flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
225 grams unsalted butter (softened)
160 grams granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons orange zest
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
250 grams dark chocolate
240 cream (gramswhipping)
1 jar dulce de leche

Directions

1In a medium bowl, combine the flours, baking powder and salt.
2With an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until pale for about 2-3 minutes.
3Add the orange zest and vanilla.
4Gradually add flour mixture. Mix until fully incorporated.
5Add iced water (60 to 70 ml) and mix for about 1-2 minutes to obtain a flexible dough.
6Divide the dough in half and form two discs.
7Wrap them in plastic and refrigerate overnight.
8Preheat the oven to 175 degrees Celsius.
9Bring dough to room temperature.
10Roll out on a lightly floured surface to a thickness of 0.5 cm.
11Bake on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper for about 6-8 minutes until lightly browned.
12Let them cool on a wire rack.
13Arrange the cookies, spread half with "dulce de Leche". Form the "sandwiches".
14Melt the chocolate, add cream and stir for about 2-3 minutes over very low heat.
15Wait a few seconds before dipping the cookies to coat them. Tap gently to remove the excess.
16Allow to harden at room temperature.
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NutritionView more

440Calories
Sodium8%DV200mg
Fat51%DV33g
Protein12%DV6g
Carbs10%DV31g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories440Calories from Fat300
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat33g51%
Saturated Fat20g100%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol95mg32%
Sodium200mg8%
Potassium240mg7%
Protein6g12%
Calories from Fat300
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate31g10%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars12g24%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.