Chocolate Argentinian Alfajores


OStick butter (softened) Sugar Honey Zest Orange zest Egg Vanilla Flour Corn starch Baking powder Baking soda Cocoa powder (semi-sweet) Dulce de leche (can also use cajeta or caramel) Semi-sweet chocolate

Make the dough


In a large bowl, cream the soft butter with the sugar. Add the honey, lemon and orange zest, egg, and vanilla. Mix until combined. In another bowl, mix the dry ingredients. Combine with the flour mix until a dough forms.

Place in the fridge


Wrap the chocolate cookie dough in plastic wrap. Place in the fridge for 30 minutes, up to 1 day.

Roll out, cut, and bake


Take out the dough, and roll it out. Cut out using a cookie cutter. Place on a baking sheet lined with wax paper and bake.

Prepare the coat and filling


To assemble the cookies, you will also need chocolate and dulce de leche. You might see other sweet fillings like jam or Nutella.

Assemble the cookies


Let the cookies cool slightly. Add the dulce de leche to a piping bag. Then, pipe a thick layer onto the cookie.

Coat with melted chocolate


Melt the chocolate. Dip the cookies in the chocolate and place them on wax paper. Repeat until done.

Enjoy with milk or coffee


Let the dulce de leche cookies sit on wax paper until they harden. If need be, you might need to place them in the fridge to harden.

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