Alfajor de Manjarblanco

Alfajor de Majarblanco is a delicious dessert that is easy to make. This has been a favorite treat in Peru for years. There are many different variations to this delicious cookie that are sure to put a smile on you and your families face with every bite.


  • Servings- 5
  • Prep time: 1 hour


  • Manjarblanco
  • 2 cups of sifted flower
  • ¾ cups of butter
  • 4 tablespoons of sugar

Preparation Instructions:

  • In a bowl mix the butter, flour and sugar together. You will want to either blend it with a fork or a pastry blender.
  • Continue to knead the flour, sugar and butter with you hands until you are able to form uniformed dough.
  • On a floured surface, roll the dough then cut the dough into circles using a cookie cutter.
  • Place the cutouts on a greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for between 12-15 minutes. When finished cooking remover from the onion and let cool,
  • Take a cookie and spread one side of it with Manjarblanco then proceed to cover it with another cookie (just like oreo cookies are)