RECIPES

Mascarpone Kolache Cookies

Wisconsin Cheese Mascarpone Kolache Cookies Recipe
Active Time
30 Minutes
Servings
Makes
2 Dozen Cookies

Ingredients

Cheese

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Mascarpone can be used in this recipe.

Instructions

  1. Combine flour and salt in a bowl. Beat butter and mascarpone in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour mixture; beat until combined.
  2. Shape dough into a disk; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  3. Heat oven to 350°F.
  4. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to a 15 x10-inch rectangle, about 1/8-inch thick. Cut into twenty-four 2 1/2-inch squares. Place 1 inch apart on parchment-lined baking sheets.
  5. Place a heaping 1/2 teaspoon apricot preserves in the center of half of the squares. Repeat step with strawberry preserves. Fold opposite corners of dough over preserves; pinch tightly at center to seal.
  6. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Dust with confectioners’ sugar.

Cheesemonger Tip

Select for cheesemonger info

Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone cheese is luxurious and smooth; it’s crafted with fresh, sweet cream from high-quality milk produced at the family’s dairy.

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