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Cherry-Lime Mascarpone Sugar Cookie Cups

Katerina | Diethood
Refrigerated sugar-cookie dough baked into a cup and filled with a creamy, flavorful mascarpone mixture made with cherry liqueur and lime juice.
Servings : 24 servings
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tube (16.5-oz.) Refrigerated Sugar-Cookie Dough (I used Pillsbury)
  • 1 tub (8-oz.) Mascarpone cheese (Italian Cream Cheese)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 limes , juiced
  • 1 tablespoon cherry liqueur (if you don't have any, you can use vanilla extract)
  • 24 fresh cherries (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Grease a 24 mini-muffin tin with cooking spray.
  • Press a tablespoon of cookie dough onto bottom and up the sides of each muffin cup.
  • Bake 8 to 9 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely in the pan.
In the meantime, prepare the filling.
  • Combine mascarpone, powdered sugar, lime juice and cherry liqueur in your mixer's bowl; with electric mixer on medium-high, cream the mixture until thoroughly combined and smooth.
  • Remove cooled cookie cups from pan.
  • Spoon or pipe the mascarpone mixture into the cooled cookie cups.
  • Garnish with a fresh cherry on top of each cookie cup.
  • Refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • Serve.

Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD The Cookie Cups will stay good for 3 to 4 days, as long as they are refrigerated. Remove from fridge and let stand on counter for 10 minutes before you are ready to serve.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 28 kcal | Carbohydrates: 7 g | Protein: 0 g | Fat: 0 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 0 mg | Potassium: 23 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 6 g | Vitamin A: 10 IU | Vitamin C: 2.1 mg | Calcium: 3 mg | Iron: 0.1 mg | Net Carbs: 7 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: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookie cups, easy dessert recipes, summer desserts