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National Peach Month: Yummy Peach Cookies Kids Will Love

There's nothing like a ripe, juicy peach to make your day sweeter and brighter, or as they say, a lot more "peachy!" This National Peach Month, try your hands at gorgeous and lovely peach recipes that will surely bring out big smiles from your family. Rich in vitamin C and vitamin A, having your regular peach fix will surely benefit your health.

Baking peach cookies is one way to celebrate this pink-orange-colored fruit. There are lots of peach cookie recipes to choose from, from thumbprint cookies to stuffed cookies. 

 

Peaches & Cream Stuffed Cookies (Life Made Sweet)

This Peaches & Cream Stuffed Cookies recipe from Life Made Sweet is a great recipe to try with the kids one weekend. The cookie is a rich treat - crumbly cookie filled with cream cheese and then topped with homemade peach jam. It's a great snack to gorge on with hot tea or black coffee.

"These cookies are incredibly indulgent.  With the creamy filling and sweet peach topping, they are super rich but oh so delicious! The tanginess of the cream cheese and subtle tartness of the peaches adds a little complexity to the cookie too."

Ingredients
Peach Topping

  • 4 Large Peaches (Not overly Ripe)
  • 4oz Sugar
  • 1 Juice of a Lemon

Batter

  • 3/4 cups Unsalted Butter Softened
  • 3/4 cups Brown Sugar (Packed)
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 cup White Chocolate Chips

Filling

  • 6oz Cream Cheese (Softened)
  • 3 tablespoons Powdered Sugar
  • 1 Large Peach Diced (Not Overly Ripe)

via Peaches & Cream Stuffed Cookies (Life Made Sweet)

 

Peach Pie Thumbprint Cookies (Mindy's Cooking Obsession)

If you're looking for a peach cookie recipe that's a bit easier to pull off, you might want to try baking a batch of this Peach Pie Thumbprint Cookies from Mindy's Cooking Obsession. The cookie itself is pretty basic; what makes this cookie special is the peach pie filling topping and the cinnamon vanilla glaze on top of each cookie. 

"Peach Pie Thumbprint Cookies feature a shortbread type cookie with peach pie filling, drizzled with a yummy cinnamon glaze. A miniature peach pie, so delicious!"

Ingredients
For the cookies;

  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 stick margarine
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 of a 21 ounce can peach pie filling

For the glaze:

  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla

via Peach Pie Thumbprint Cookies (Mindy's Cooking Obsession)

 

Italian Peach Cookies with Dulce de Leche Filling (Grab And Go Recipes)

Grab And Go Recipes has a recipe called Italian Peach Cookies with Dulce de Leche Filling. This is technically called a peach cookie because of its shape and color; the cookies are tinted with yellow-orange and dark orange-red color to resemble peaches. You can up the peachiness of this cookie by using peach filling instead of dulce de leche. 

"These Italian Peach Cookies or Pastry are very popular among Slavic community here in the US. Peach cookies are baked for special occasions like Weddings, Christmas or New Year. They do take little more effort but definitely worth it. I am not sure why the cookie called 'Peach Cookie'; I am assuming when the cookie gets assembled and dipped in the color it does look like a peach."

Ingredients
Cookies:

  • 4½ sticks butter, room temperature
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 6 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Filling:

  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 can Dulce de Leche (cooked condensed milk)
  • 1 Tbsp. rum
  • 1-1½ cups cookie crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp. Cocoa powder

Topping:
Yellow/Orange:

  • 1 cup milk
  • 50 drops yellow food coloring
  • 3 drops red

Dark Orange/ Red:

  • 1 cup milk
  • 20 drops yellow food coloring
  • 60 drops red food coloring

Fresh mint leaves, for decorating cookies (optional)

via Italian Peach Cookies with Dulce de Leche Filling (Grab And Go Recipes)

Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip:

Most types of cookie dough are easier to handle and shape when chilled. After mixing the ingredients, put the dough in the fridge for about 30 minutes before shaping. 

 



Make cooking a lot easier and more enjoyable by using good quality silicone baking mats. Not only are silicone mats sturdy and durable. Because they're non-stick, you can also cut your clean-up time in half.

 

 

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