Dulce De Leche Cookies

Course: Dessert
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Author: [email protected]
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  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 teaspoon rum extract plus 2 1/2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • zest of one lemon optional
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup caramel apple dip or homemade dulce de leche


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In mixer, beat butter and 2/3 cup sugar on medium speed about 1 minute or until smooth.
  • Add egg yolks, rum extract, water, lemon zest, and vanilla. Mix on high speed, beat about 1 minute or until blended.
  • In medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Stir flour mixture into butter mixture until well blended.
  • Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls and place on parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Dip bottom of small glass into 1/4 cup sugar; press on cookies to make about 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
  • Bake 10 to 11 minutes or just until edges begin to brown. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  • Make sandwich cookies by placing 1 tablespoon of caramel in between 2 cookies.
  • Serve or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator