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maple cream meltaways

a recipe by
Cindi Eads
Plymouth, IN

my daughter loves these! I make them once a year just for her!

serves about 3-4 dozen
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For maple cream meltaways

  • 1 c
    butter softened
  • 1/3 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 2 c
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 1-2 tsp
    real maple flavoring/extract
  • 1/2 pkg
    cream cheese, softened (optional) i make it with and without.
  • red & green food coloring (for christmas)

How To Make maple cream meltaways

  • 1
    Combine butter, cream ,flour. mix well, cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hrs. or til dough is easy to handle.
  • 2
    remove about 1/3 chilled dough, let sit at room temp for about 10 min. then roll out on floured surface 1 /8 in. thick and cut w/1 1/2 " round cookie cutter (or you may use a design if you want).
  • 3
    place cutout in plate filled with sugar, turn to coat and put on ungreased cookie sheet and prick w/fork a few times. bake 375 for 7-10 minutes remove and cool.
  • 4
    for filling: cream butter & confectioners sugar and add maple flavoring/extract. if making with cream cheese, add that to ingredients and tint w/food coloring (if for Christmas)then just cover 1/2 cookie with filling and top with other half.
  • 5
    Note: these cookies are like layers of pastry. be gentle when frosting them and enjoy!

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