Cornstarch Alfajores

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    35

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Peruvian Kitchen

Peruvian Kitchen

By Morena Cuadra and Morena Escardó

Published 2014

  • About

Alfajores are a sweet treat that has been present all over Latin America since colonial times. Each country has a different way of preparing alfajores, but the concept is the same: two cookies filled with dulce de leche. This is Antonella Delfino’s family recipe.

Ingredients

  • 4 egg yolks
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • cup unsalted butter

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Beat the egg yolks with the sugar in a mixer, for 3 minutes at medium speed. Add the butter and continue beating until creamy.
  3. Add the cornstarch and baking powder in three parts, mixing them in with a spatula, and