Dainty & Delicious- Raspberry Treasures for the Christmas Eve

On the eve of Christmas serve these delicate & delicious raspberry treasures. These will surely be a huge hit when served with hot cup of coffee. These fruit filled cookies look elegant and surely become a favorite of your kids.

raspberry treasures

Ingredients:

  • 1 Egg
  • ½ Cup butter (softened)
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • ½ Cup Raspberry Filling
  • 1 Teaspoon water
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Package cream cheese (preferably softened)

Steps:

  1. Take a large mixing bowl, beat cream butter & cream cheese then add vanilla and beat until smooth and fluffy. Combine flour & salt, add it to creamed mixture.
  2. Divide dough in half and wrap each portion in plastic wrap. Place it in refrigerator for minimum one hour until it becomes easy to handle.
  3. Now roll out dough to 1/8 in. thickness. Using a round 3-in. cookie cutter cut it nicely. Add a scoop of raspberry filling in the center of each. Now bring three edges together over filling, let them slightly overlap then gently pinch edges.
  4. Now in a small bowl, beat together eggs & water. And brush over dough.
  5. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Then bake it at 375 degree for 10-12 minutes or until they turn golden brown. Let it cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks.
  6. Now your delicious raspberry cookies are ready to delight taste buds of your friends & folks.

Note:

We have used raspberry as a filling, you can use any other fruit filling for same.

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