Chocolate-Covered Sandwich Cookies with Dulce de Leche (Alfajores)

Chocolate-Covered Sandwich Cookies with Dulce de Leche (Alfajores)
Photo by Scott Phillips


  • 1-½ tsp. finely grated orange zest
  • 1 tsp. table salt
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 8 oz. (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • 1 lb. bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 9 oz. (2 cups) whole-wheat flour
  • + 3 more ingredients
    • 9 oz. (2 cups) unbleached all-purpose flour; more for rolling
    • Two 13.4 oz. cans Nestlé dulce de leche
    • ¾ cup granulated sugar

In a medium mixing bowl, whisk the flours, baking powder, and salt. In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the orange zest. Scrape down the bowl and paddle with a rubber spatula. With the mix...

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