Two shortbread cookies joined with dulce de leche (thick caramel-like deliciousness). The word alfajor stems from the Arabic al-hasú, which means filled or stuffed. Alfajores originated in Moorish Spain and then hopped the pond to South America where they flourished, to say the least. Wooden Table Baking specializes in making the most delicious handmade Argentine alfajores this side of the equator. 16 cookies in each box, weighing in at almost 2 pounds of yummy!!!