WATCH: You Don't Need To Go To Baguio For These Alfajores
These amazing cookies are delicate, crumbly, and have dulce de leche. What's not to love?
Alfajores¬†are delicate cookies that have¬†origins in South America but have also become popular in the Philippines, thanks to it being available in Baguio. It's¬†the crumbly, almost melt-in-your-mouth texture of the cookies that make it¬†impossible to eat only one. Dulce de leche, a caramelized condensed milk spread, is also sandwiched between two of these delicate cookies, making it doubly hard to resist!¬†
It's¬†an easy recipe, with¬†easy-to-find ingredients, and less of a hassle than traveling all the way to Baguio just for a taste!
These cookies are best (and quickly!) made in a food processor but you can¬†easily do it by hand¬†using two knives or forks. Just press the cold butter into the flour mixture¬†until moistened and you're good to go. The dough keeps for a¬†long time when¬†refrigerated, so you can make these
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