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    These alfajores cookies are courtesy of blogger Matt Armendariz of mattbites.com.

    Ingredients

    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
    • 2 large eggs, room temperature
    • 3/4 cup milk
    • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • Store-bought dulce de leche, cajeta, or jam
    • Confectioners' sugar, for serving (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 30
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 125 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 5 g 7.57%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 14.97%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 13 mg 4.27%
    • Sodium: 118 mg 4.91%
    • Calcium: 17 mg 1.68%
    • Potassium: 23 mg 0.66%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.24%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 19 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.34%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 3.04%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0.78%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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