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Alfajores, Chilean Recipe

Chilean Alfajores

  • Author: Pilar Hernandez
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 35 1x
  • Category: Cookies
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Chilean


Alfajores, Chilean Recipe are a traditional sweet in Chile, filled with dulce de leche or Huevo Mol.



  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 5 tablespoons of milk (whole or 2%)
  • 1 teaspoon of vinegar (apple or white)
  • 1 tablespoon melted unsalted butter
  • Dulce de Leche to fill


  1. Preheat oven to 350F or 180C.
  2. Put flour in a large bowl.
  3. Add the egg yolks and work with a fork or your hands to form crumbs.
  4. Add the milk, vinegar, and melted butter.
  5. Form a dough, add water if necessary, one teaspoon at a time.
  6. Knead to a smooth dough, about 10 minutes.
  7. Wrap in plastic wrap and let it rest, refrigerate at least 2 hours and up to 2 days.
  8. Roll thin and cut the Alfajores, prick with a fork, bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Fill with the Dulce de Leche once they are cool.

Keywords: chilean alfajores, chilean cookies