Recipes and Cooking Masa Harina Thumbprints with Cajeta Cajeta is a type of dulce de leche, but it's made with goat's milk for special flavor. Find it online or in specialty stores. By Lauren McAnelly Lauren McAnelly Website Lauren McAnelly is a food stylist and culinary expert with over 15 years of experience in cooking and baking. Her roles have included working in restaurants, bakeries, culinary schools, test kitchens, and photo studios, producing new and creative content for a multitude of platforms including print, video, and digital media. Lauren obtained her B.S. in communicative arts from Wisconsin Lutheran College. This degree blended science, marketing, communication, and arts classes. She then completed her Culinary Arts Degree in Savory, Pastry and Wine Education from Cook Street School of Culinary Arts. This program included intensive, hands-on instruction of traditional French and Italian cooking and baking. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on August 27, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jacob Fox Prep Time: 40 mins Bake Time: 12 mins Total Time: 52 mins Servings: 36 Yield: 36 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 tablespoon instant espresso coffee powder ½ cup hot water ½ cup butter, softened ¾ cup sugar ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 2 cup masa harina ⅔ cup Cajeta or dulce de leche Instant espresso coffee powder Directions In a small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons espresso and water until dissolved. Cool to room temperature. Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets. Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl beat together the butter, sugar, baking soda, and salt until light and fluffy. Beat in masa harina alternately with the epresso water until well blended. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place balls 1 inch apart on prepared cookie sheets. Using your thumb, make an indent in the center of each ball. Bake about 12 minutes or until bottoms are light brown. Remove cookies to a wire rack; cool completely. Before serving, fill centers with cajeta and sprinkle with additional espresso powder. Storage: Layer and store unfilled. Store at room temperature up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months. To serve, thaw (if frozen) and fill as directed. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 83 Calories 3g Fat 13g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 36 Calories 83 % Daily Value * Total Fat 3g 4% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 8mg 3% Sodium 78mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 13g 5% Total Sugars 7g Protein 1g Calcium 25mg 2% Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 55mg 1% Folate, total 3.7mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.