Elegant Tiramisu Cookies

Elegant Tiramisu Cookies

Bring new life to tiramisu with a batch of these delectable chocolate and espresso-filled sandwich cookies.

YIELDS

about 2 dozen cookies

INGREDIENTS

Cookies

  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon, divided Domino® Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 4 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons hot coffee, strongly brewed
  • 2 teaspoons coffee liqueur
  • 1 1/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Cheese Filling

  • 4 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 1 teaspoon coffee liqueur
  • 1 teaspoon hot coffee, strongly brewed

Chocolate Filling

  • 1 cup Domino® Confectioners Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 2 tablespoons hot coffee, strongly brewed
  • 1 tablespoon coffee liqueur

INSTRUCTIONS

Cookies

Preheat oven to 375°F. Prepare ungreased cookie sheets.

Combine 1 tablespoon sugar and cocoa in small bowl; set aside.

Beat cheese and remaining sugar until fluffy. Add egg, coffee and coffee liqueur. Stir together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in small bowl; gradually add to cheese mixture; beat until well mixed.

Drop by teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, on prepared cookie sheets. Sprinkle with sugar-cocoa topping.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheets while warm. Cool on wire rack.

Cheese Filling

Mix cheese, coffee liqueur and coffee in a small bowl; set aside.

Chocolate Filling

Mix confectioners' sugar, cocoa, coffee and coffee liqueur in a small bowl; set aside.

To assemble sandwich cookies, spread cheese filling on bottom half of cookies; spread chocolate filling on remaining cookie halves. Press together to make sandwiches.

Store in refrigerator.

 

Featured by Amy Overfield of Raleigh, North Carolina.