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Cherry-Lime Mascarpone Sugar Cookie Cups

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WW Freestyle: 7
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
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
Calories: 28

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 Facts
Cherry-Lime Mascarpone Sugar Cookie Cups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 28
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 0mg0%
Potassium 23mg1%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Vitamin C 2.1mg3%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.