Almond Alfajores

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READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 18 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup almond meal (or almond flour)
  • 12
    cup flour
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 3 12
    ounces almond paste
  • 6
    tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1
    cup dulce de leche
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix the ground almond meal, flour, and salt in a medium bowl.
  • Grate the almond paste into the bowl.
  • Blend the butter into the flour mixture with your fingers, until dough is smooth and well mixed. Chill dough for 2 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • On a well floured surface, roll half the cookie dough out to 1/4 inch thickness.
  • Cut desired shapes and place on a cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining dough, rerolling scraps until all of the dough has been rolled and cut.
  • Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes, until golden brown.
  • When cookies are cool spread 1-2 tsps of dulce de leche on a cookie and top with another.
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