Strawberry Shortbread Cookie Stack

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Strawberry Shortbread Cookie Stack

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Shortbread cookies sandwiching frosting and fresh strawberry slices

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Recipe Data

5
Servings
25min
Prep
45min
Total

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    Description

    Have you ever seen a more irresistible cookie? This strawberry shortbread sandwich cookie is filled with mascarpone and puckery-sweet lemon curd.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 5
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    1 ¼ c.fresh sliced strawberries
    6 tbsp.Hy-Vee sugar, divided
    1 ¼ c.Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    ½ c.Hy-Vee butter, chilled and cut into 1/8-inch-thick slices
    Coarse sugar
    ½ c.mascarpone cheese
    ¼ c.lemon curd
    ½ c.heavy whipping cream

    Directions

    1. In a medium bowl, toss strawberry slices with 2 tablespoons sugar. Cover and refrigerate.
    2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
    3. In a mixing bowl, mix together flour and 3 tablespoons sugar using paddle attachment. Add butter and continue to mix until dough just forms and pulls away from sides of bowl, about 5 minutes. Form into a ball.
    4. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough about 1/4-inch thick. Using a 3-inch round cookie cutter, cut dough into 10 circles. Place 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with coarse sugar.
    5. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until edges are firm. Cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; cool completely.
    6. In a medium bowl, combine mascarpone cheese and lemon curd; set aside. In a mixing bowl, beat whipping cream and remaining 1 tablespoon sugar until stiff peaks form. Fold whipped cream into mascarpone mixture.
    7. To serve, place one shortbread cookie on a plate. Spoon mascarpone mixture on top. Add berries and top with another cookie. Serve immediately.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    680 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 49g
    • Cholesterol: 150mg
    • Sodium: 50mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 54g
    • Protein: 7g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 30%
    0%
    Vitamin C 40%
    0%
    Iron 10%
    0%
    Calcium 10%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Spring 2014.