dulce de leche cookies

Peruvian Carmel filled Cookie / Dulce de Leche Cookies / Alfajores de Maicena

marie Mon, 01/24/2011 - 09:56

Makes 20 alfajores.

Ingredients :

1¼ cup cornstarch
½ cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
3 tbsp butter
¼ cup confectioners’ sugar
2 egg yolks
1 tsp lemon peel
2 tbsp milk (or as needed)
¾ to 1 cup manjarblanco (Peruvian caramel)


Sift flour and cornstarch with baking powder. Whip butter with sugar until creamy and fluffy. Add egg yolks, one by one, while beating. Add sifted ingredients and lemon peel.