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Peach Cookies - Nutella filled sandwich cookies that look like peaches! These cookies are a show stopper and will look beautiful on your Holiday cookie tray.

Peach Cookies

Katerina | Diethood
Nutella filled sandwich cookies that look like peaches! These cookies are a show stopper and will look beautiful on your Holiday cookie tray.
Servings : 26 Serves
Prep Time 50 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 1 hr 2 mins

Ingredients
  

FOR THE COOKIES:
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup milk (at least 2%)
  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter softened
  • 2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
FOR THE FILLING:
  • 3 tablespoons Nutella
  • 3 teaspoons Milk
  • reserved cookie crumbs
FOR THE FOOD COLORS:
  • 1/2 cup Peach Liqueur, divided
  • Yellow and Red food colors
  • Fine sugar or granulated sugar
  • Mint Leaves

Instructions
 

FOR THE COOKIES:
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Whisk eggs in a large bowl; add the sugar and whisk to combine.
  • Whisk in milk, butter, and vanilla until smooth.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. 
    Peach Cookies - Nutella filled sandwich cookies that look like peaches! These cookies are a show stopper and will look beautiful on your Holiday cookie tray.
  • With an electric mixer on low, add flour mixture to the egg mixture one tablespoon at a time; continue to mix until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Remove mixing bowl from mixer and put in the fridge for 5 minutes.
  • Remove mixing bowl from fridge.
  • Lightly grease hands with cooking spray take a little dough and form into small balls; about 1-inch in size.
  • Place on prepared baking sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned on the bottom.
  • Remove from oven and let them rest on a cooling rack for a couple minutes, or until cool enough to handle.
  • Using a sharp knife, carefully cut out the bottoms of each cookie, making a nice well in the middle to fit the filling.
    Peach Cookies - Nutella filled sandwich cookies that look like peaches! These cookies are a show stopper and will look beautiful on your Holiday cookie tray.
  • Reserve the cookie crumbs in a mixing bowl.
FOR THE FILLING:
  • In the bowl with the cookie crumbs, add nutella and milk; mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Fill the cookies with the nutella mixture and sandwich 2 cookies together. Try to match the cookies with the same shape cookie and/or size.
    Peach Cookies - Nutella filled sandwich cookies that look like peaches! These cookies are a show stopper and will look beautiful on your Holiday cookie tray.
FOR THE FOOD COLORS:
  • Place a 1/4-cup of peach liqueur in one small bowl and the rest of the liqueuer in another small bowl.
  • Drop a few drop of red food color in one of the bowls with the liqueuer and yellow food color in the other.
  • Dip one side of the cookie in red food coloring and the other in yellow let them rest on a sheet of wax paper for a minute or two before adding the sugar.
  • I dip about 5 cookies in the colors and then go back to the first one and sprinkle with sugar. You can also dip them in the sugar.
  • Place the finished cookies on a sheet of wax paper to dry and continue to work with the rest of the cookies.
  • Once the cookies have dried, insert a couple of mint leaves in each prepared cookie and transfer to a cookie tray.

Notes

NOTES: Cookies freeze well individually after baking and completely cooled, but NOT if they are filled and decorated.
Completely prepared cookies will keep in the fridge for up to 7 days; in a cool dark room for 3 to 4 days; on the counter for about 2 days.
WW SMART POINTS: 8

Nutrition

Serving: 1 Cookie | Calories: 197 kcal | Carbohydrates: 37 g | Protein: 4 g | Fat: 2 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 19 mg | Sodium: 36 mg | Potassium: 93 mg | Sugar: 14 g | Vitamin A: 35 IU | Calcium: 34 mg | Iron: 1.5 mg | Net Carbs: 37 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: nutella cookies recipe, peach cookies recipe