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Flavor of the Week: Sweet treat alfajores makes gains on US menus

Popular cookie in South America sees 60% menu growth over four years

Alfajores are popular cookies in South America, and are gaining more fans in the U.S., with 60-percent menu growth stateside over the past four years. Alfajores consist of shortbread sandwiched with dulce de leche, a type of caramel, and dusted with powdered sugar. The confection can currently be found mostly at independent restaurants.

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