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Stuffed Peaches And Cream Cookie Bites

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This challenge was given to the NextChefs by the fab Top Chef Zac Young! He challenged us to create a unique "cookie" that represented our personality!
Ingredients
  Non stick cooking spray 2 Dash
For dough
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), packed
  Butter 10 Tablespoon, softened
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
For the filling
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened
  Peach 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), pureed (Use canned or fresh)
  Fresh peach 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Powdered sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
For crumb topping
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Quick cooking oats 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  White sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 4 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. DOUGH: In a medium bowl, add flour, baking soda and salt. Whisk together to mix. Set aside.
3. In a large bowl, add butter with brown sugar. Beat till creamy.
4. Add in the egg and vanilla. Continue to beat till incorporated.
5. Combine the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients. Stir just until combined.
6. Place in the freezer for around 15 minutes until partially frozen.

MAKING
7. FILLING: In a medium bowl, mix the cream cheese, powdered sugar and peach puree until combined.
8. Fold in the diced peaches. Set aside.
9. CRUMB TOPPING: In another medium bowl, combine all the crumb topping ingredients. Set aside.
10. Spray non-stick mini muffin tins with baking spray.
11. Remove partially frozen dough from freezer.
12. Take about a tablespoon size of dough and flatten in out.
13. Drop a small teaspoon amount of the peach mixture into the center of the dough.
14. Fold the dough over, sealing the ends and then roll into a ball. Place into the muffin tin.
15. Sprinkle the tops with crumb topping.
16. Bake for 12 minutes or till done.
17. Remove from oven and let it cool in the pan.

SERVING
18. In a serving plate, serve the cookies either as sweet snack with milk and refreshing beverage or as dessert.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Peach
Interest: 
Kids
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Ready In: 
42 Minutes
Servings: 
24
These filled cookies are bursting with taste and texture. Its not for people who don’t like peaches though. This is Monique's signature recipe and it’s a must-try

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