Alfajores, Chilean oreo (Argentine) (Filipino) (-Latin American-) (...)

manjar, dulce de leche, cookie

Alfajor is two round, sweet biscuits made of wheat flour or cornstarch joined together with dulce de leche (known as "manjar blanco" in Peru), and optionally coated with powder sugar. More modern "industrial" varieties in Chile, Uruguay, and Argentina, are coated with dark or white chocolate (many alfajores are sold in "black" and "white" versions), or simply covered with powdered sugar. These are also known as a Chilean Oreo. One variation is called "alfajor de nieve" (snow alfajor) and has …

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Created Jan. 8, 2020 by: itisclaudio

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