ALFAJOR – sandwich cookies with caramel layer

ALFAJOR – sandwich cookies with caramel layer

ALFAJOR - sandwich cookies with caramel layer

Ingredients to the recipe:
-2 cups sifted flour
-1/4 cups sifted icing sugar, plus some more for sprinkling
-2.1 h. L. salt
-1 tbsp. (225 gr.) Cut into small pieces and softened butter
-1.5 cups dulce de leche room temperature
-4.1 h. L. ground cinnamon
-1/8 h. L. ground cloves
-1/8 h. L. ground nutmeg

Preparation of meals recipe:
Preheat oven to 180 ° C.

In a food processor, combine the flour, sugar, salt and butter. Beat until the dough begins to gather into a ball. If the dough is too sticky, add a little more flour so that you can form a soft ball of dough. Wrap it in plastic wrap and place in refrigerator for 20-30 minutes.

Sprinkle work surface a little flour and roll out the dough thickness of 0.3 cm. Round cookie cutters with a diameter of 5 cm. Cut-out cookie dough and pass them on the laid parchment baking. The remaining pieces of dough again gather into a ball. Sprinkle with flour work surface, roll out the dough again to a thickness of 0.3 cm. And then cut circles.

Bake cookies until it is golden and firm, about 15-20 minutes. Remove the cookies from the oven and let cool for 5 min., Then passed on to the grid and completely cool, about 25 minutes.

Put dulce de leche in a small bowl, add the cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Spread flat side of the cookie about 1.5 hours. L dulce de leche and cover with another cookie with the flat side down. Put the cookies on a platter, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.

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