Mini Alfajor Cookies #CreativeCookieExchange

Mini Alfajor Cookies

This month we have sandwich cookies for you, and we love Alfajor cookies.
The cookies are original from Peru and every country has there variation, I love to make this one the crumbles a little while you eat it.
In the center of the cookie you will find super delicious Dulce de Leche, I know I use it a lot, but it is completely addictive and that is the filling for this cookies.
So easy to make and very delicious, great for parties or any kind of fun activity like a picnic; a plus to these cookies is the they don’t melt.
Make the cookies and let me know what was your favorite part and of course how much you like them.


  • 2 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1 can Dulce de Leche
  • Powder sugar for decoration


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

In the bowl of a electric mixer add sugar, flour, butter and egg yolks, mix for 2 minutes, then add the milk.
Place the dough in a lithely flour surface and roll out, using a small cookie cutter cut the cookies and place on a baking sheet, repeat until you run out of dough.
Bake for 15 minutes.

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Place on a cooling rack and let it cool completely before adding 2 tablespoons of Dulce De Leche to on cookie, cover with the other, sprinkle some powder sugar and Bum! ready to eat.

This recipe makes 30 cookies

Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

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Basic Sandwich Cookies #fillthecookiejar

Basic Sandwich CookiesI’m so happy because today we are sharing one of my favorite things in the world cookies, yes cookies, today the #fillthecookiejar team is giving you ideas to homemade cookies so your kids can enjoy delicious cookies this school year.
We have a variety of ideas because we know how important is for you to give your child healthy and homemade food.
I make this basic sandwich cookies, not to sweet, the best part is you can smear wherever you want, yes anything well maybe not, but you got the idea.
They are delicious in hot chocolate yes delicious.
Give it a try I know your going to love it.


  • 1 stick of soften butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons ice cold water


Cream the butter with the sugar, add the egg, salt and vanilla extract, then add the flour slowly, last but not least the water add 2 tablespoons first check the consistence and if is necessary add the other tablespoon.
Make a ball cover with plastic and refrigerated for 1 hour.

Preheat the oven to 325 °F.

With a rolling pin roll out the dough to a circle of about an inch and use a cookie cutter to form the cookies, mine was about 2.5 in. they are little and cute.
Place in a baking sheet and bake for about 12 to 15 minutes or until brown.

Place the cookies on a cooking rack to cool completely and the smear the jam or peanut butter or Nutella or Dulce de leche or ganache or, oh my anything is good in this cookies, I used Dulce the Leche as you can see but is because my family love it.

This recipe makes 36 little. delicious and super cute cookies.

Preparation time: 15 minutes plus 1 hour in the fridge
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy



DSC_0811Definitely lunchtime we are always looking different sandwich options, get away from the routine of ham and turkey.
This sandwich gives us just that, a different option for us to enjoy a new flavor.
Pesto and chicken in a toasted bun, without the need to use special utensils, this sandwich is delicious and you will be able to use this same fill in pitas, tacos, burritos, etc..
I hope you like this new option for the entire family.


  • 6 mini baguettes
  • 2 chicken breasts cooked (roasted chicken preferably the day before)
  • 1/4 cup of pesto
  • 6 slices of Swiss cheese
  • 8 tablespoons of unsalted butter


Cut in half each mini baguette, and spread each half with butter.
In a hot pan place the halves of bread and let brown, be careful not to burn the bread.

Remove from the pan and place a slice of cheese and chicken pieces in a half of bread and 2 teaspoons of pesto on the other half.
Assemble the two halves in the same pan add a teaspoon of butter and place the sandwich to brown the outside.

Serve immediately.

This recipe makes 6 sandwich.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy


Economic and delicious, one of the best ways to take care of your pocket.
1can light tuna in water of 198g.
1 tablespoon of low-fat mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
1 tablespoon ketchup
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1/4 cup chopped red pepper
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon unsalted butter
2 French style bread rolls
In a bowl combine the onion, cilantro, red pepper, mayonnaise, dijon mustard, and ketchup, salt and pepper, add the tuna (strained) and combine.
Melt the butter in a skillet and place the rolls to brown completely, so they are more crisp.
Fill the buns and serve.
You can prepared for lunch or a picnic, and you can add lettuces and tomato.

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