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How to make it

  • Mix the butter with the sugar and essences.
  • Add the eggs one at a time.
  • Add the flour and the almonds and knead lightly.
  • Place dough in the fridge for about 35 min.
  • Flatten dough and then cut into small circles, cookie size
  • Bake for about 20 minutes on greased and floured baking sheets.
  • Take one circle and cover it in jam/jelly, dulce de leche (sweetened condensed milk) or melted chocolate
  • Then use another circle to close the alfajore. It's like making a sandwich.
  • The moist edges can be covered in shaved coconut or powdered sugar.

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  • alfajores 8 years ago
    Alfajores. El alfajor. Argentina. Historia del alfajor, secretos de los alfajores, recetas para hacer alfajores de maicena, diferentes tipos de alfajor. Alfajor santafecino y alfajor cordobes. Marcas de alfajores milka, terrabusi, bagley, capitan del espacio, havanna y balcarce.
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    " It was excellent "
    debwin ate it and said...
    these sound like they would be a good addition to my ever growing recipe collection. Thank you.
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  • vindee 9 years ago
    Just read about these on a website...yum yum yum!!
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  • shirleyoma 9 years ago
    I think Nutella will do it for me also! Yummmmmm
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  • gigilovescats2 9 years ago
    These sound wonderful with a cup of hot coffee! A must try!
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  • dandelion 9 years ago
    Ooh I'm going to try these with nutella.
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  • sunny 9 years ago
    I've never heard of these but they look wonderful
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  • dariana 10 years ago
    I don't think I have ever had these but the look divine!
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  • lokomarley 10 years ago
    hi tinam... thanks for the tip, I love alfajores, in argentina I eat one a day at least!
    I cant wait to make some homemade ones with your recipe. thanks
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