Marshmallow-Lemon Snowdrifts

A dollop of lemon curd is hidden under a fluffy marshmallow frosting.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/3
cup all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/3
cup coarse sugar
1
jar (7 oz) marshmallow creme (1 1/2 cups)
1
cup butter, softened
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1/2
cup plus 2 teaspoons lemon curd

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour and lemon peel until well blended. Shape dough into 24 (1 1/4-inch) balls. Roll balls in coarse sugar to coat completely. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 2 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 5 minutes.
  • 3 To make frosting, in large bowl, beat marshmallow creme, butter and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Beat in powdered sugar until fluffy. Place frosting in decorating bag fitted with tip.
  • 4 Place a dollop of lemon curd in center of each cookie. Pipe frosting around and on top of lemon curd.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour and lemon peel until well blended. Shape dough into 24 (1 1/4-inch) balls. Roll balls in coarse sugar to coat completely. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 2 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 5 minutes.
  • 3 To make frosting, in large bowl, beat marshmallow creme, butter and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Beat in powdered sugar until fluffy. Place frosting in decorating bag fitted with tip.
  • 4 Place a dollop of lemon curd in center of each cookie. Pipe frosting around and on top of lemon curd.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Mix up the flavor of these snowdrifts by swapping the lemon curd with raspberry preserves. Omit the lemon peel from the dough.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.