Alfajores de Maicena (Buttery Cornstarch Cookies Filled with Dulce de Leche)
Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2022
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Beloved across Latin America, alfajores de maicena are buttery sandwich cookies that are often filled with the region's caramelized milk jam, dulce de leche. In this iconic version, cornstarch in the dough leads to the characteristically cr...