Easy Peach Cookies Recipe

Easy Peach Cookies Recipe

How To Make Easy Peach Cookies

Grab a bite of these peach cookies that looks just like the yummy fruit itself! It’s filled with a sweet peach filling, and can be made in under two hours.

Preparation: 45 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 10½tbspbutter,softened
  • cupgranulated sugar
  • ¼cuplight-brown sugar,packed
  • 1large egg
  • 2tbspsour cream
  • ¾tspvanilla extract

For Filling and Coating:

  • peach jam,or preserves
  • 6tbspmilk,divided
  • food coloring,red and yellow
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • fresh mint leaves,for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together the butter, granulated sugar and light-brown sugar on medium-low speed for 1 minute until well blended.

  4. Mix in the egg and vanilla. Add the sour cream and mix until blended.

  5. With the mixer on low speed, slowly add in the dry ingredients and mix just until incorporated.

  6. Scoop the dough out 1 even tablespoon at a time, and with buttered hands, roll dough into a ball.

  7. Place the balls on the cookie sheet.

  8. Bake in the oven for 14 to 15 minutes until the bottoms are lightly golden brown.

  9. Transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool.

  10. Allow the cookies to cool completely, then spread about 1 teaspoon of peach jam evenly across the bottom of one cookie.

  11. Gently press another cookie over the jam layer to sandwich them together.

  12. Repeat this process with remaining cookies.

  13. Pour 3 tablespoons of milk into two small bowls.

  14. Tint one bowl of milk with red food coloring until it reaches a vibrant pink, then tint the other bowl of milk with yellow food coloring until its reaches a vibrant yellow.

  15. Take a paint brush, then dip it into the yellow tinted milk then paint randomly across both cookies, leaving some areas unpainted.

  16. Dip the paintbrush into the red tinted milk, then paint randomly across unpainted areas and blend slightly.

  17. Immediately after painting, dip and coat the entire cookie in sugar.

  18. Insert 1 to 2 fresh mint leaves into the side of each cookie, if desired.

  19. Serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 160.01kcal
  • Fat: 7.95g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.88g
  • Trans Fat: 0.29g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.08g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.39g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.77g
  • Fiber: 0.30g
  • Sugar: 12.23g
  • Protein: 1.78g
  • Cholesterol: 31.06mg
  • Sodium: 80.59mg
  • Calcium: 49.72mg
  • Potassium: 30.28mg
  • Iron: 0.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 69.62µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.01mg
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