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9Ingredients
1050Calories
55Minutes

Break away from your routine. Try our Cornstarch Alfajor Pastries this morning. You will fall in love with this recipe it will become your new routine. Let us know your thoughts about this Cornstarch Alfajor Pastries by commenting below. You can also give this recipe a star rating for others to follow along. We hope you love this recipe as much as we do. It is delicious! And full of flavor!

Ingredients

  • 150 grams butter (at room temperature)
  • 150 grams superfine sugar
  • 4 egg yolks (at room temperature)
  • 2 egg whites (at room temperature)
  • 100 grams flour
  • 400 grams cornstarch
  • 10 grams baking powder
  • dulce de leche
  • coconut (grated)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Cream the butter and the sugar, beating until the mixture is creamy and fluffy.
  3. Add the egg yolks, one by one, thoroughly beating after adding each one.
  4. Add the egg whites, one by one.
  5. Add the flour, cornstarch, and baking soda.
  6. Gather the dough in one ball and stretch out on a floured surface. Cut out circles of the dough using a ring mold and place on baking trays lined with parchment.
  7. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until golden. Remove from the trays and let them cool completely.
  8. Add dulce de leche to half of the circles and place the other halves on top of each one. Cover the edges with coconut (it should stick to the dulce de leche).
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NutritionView more

1050Calories
Sodium24%DV570mg
Fat62%DV40g
Protein18%DV9g
Carbs55%DV164g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories1050Calories from Fat360
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat40g62%
Saturated Fat24g120%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol290mg97%
Sodium570mg24%
Potassium160mg5%
Protein9g18%
Calories from Fat360
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate164g55%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars49g98%
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.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Gwen S. 2 Jun 2015
These remind me of the cookies you get at a Chinese buffet, only they are 100 times better. They are a bit labor intensive, but they are worth the effort. I thought they needed a bit more sugar, so I added 2 Tbsp. more.