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Summer Peach Truffles Recipe

September 26, 2018

Summer Peach Truffles-Submitted by Natalie Green 

Shortbread Cookies


  • 3/4 pound unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. mix together the butter and 1 cup of sugar until just combined.
  3. Add the vanilla, mix
  4. In a medium bowl, sift together the flour and salt, then add them to the butter-and-sugar mixture.
  5. Mix on low speed until the dough starts to come together.
  6. Dump onto a flour dusted surface dusted and shape into flat disk.
  7. Wrap in plastic and chill for 30 minutes.
  8. Roll the dough 1/2-inch thick and cut with a 3 by 1-inch finger-shaped cutter.
  9. Place the cookies on an ungreased baking sheet and sprinkle with sugar.
  10. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until the edges begin to brown. Allow to cool to room temperature.


Peach Preserve Cream Cheese Frosting


  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 4 cups confectioners sugar
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 1 lg jar peach preserves


  1. In a mixer, cream together butter, cream cheese, vanilla and preserves until completely combined
  2. Add powdered sugar to mixer slowly and continue to beat until creamy.