Guargüeros

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    36

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Peruvian Kitchen

Peruvian Kitchen

By Morena Cuadra and Morena Escardó

Published 2014

  • About

What can you make with flour, salt, egg yolks, and Pisco? The answer is this versatile dough used to make fried guargüeros and also baked voladores. In Lima you can buy these lovely cookies in many bakeries, grocery stores, and coffee shops, but there is something rewarding—and relaxing—about making them yourself.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • teaspoon salt
  • 6 egg yolks

Method

  1. Sift the flour and salt. Put on a table and make a well in the center.
  2. Add the egg yolks and Pisco in the middle. With your fingers, start to incorporate the flour with the yolks and Pisco, until a dough is formed.
  3. Knead with your hands until the dough is elastic and doesn’t stick to your fingers. Form a ball, cover with plastic wrap or put in a plast