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Peach Spice Cookies | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | these awesome #cookies are heavenly. They're filled with #peaches, #almonds & #cinnamon & have a lavish #lemon buttercream frosting. They're wonderful for any kind of party or potluck. #dessert #peachdessert

Peach Spice Cookies

These delightful cookies are filled with peaches and almonds, and flavored with cinnamon and cloves. Then they're frosted with a Lemon Buttercream Frosting. Perfect summer holiday treat when peaches are in season.
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Cookies, Brownies and Bars
Cuisine Southern
Servings 20

Ingredients
  

PEACH SPICE COOKIES:

  • 1 stick unsalted butter softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour bleached flour toughens baked goods
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/3 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 cups peeled finely diced peaches

LEMON BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:

  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter softened
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. heavy whipping cream half-and-half or evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • 3 cups powdered sugar

Instructions
 

PEACH SPICE COOKIES:

  • Mix butter, brown sugar, eggs, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and cloves with an electric mixer until creamy.
  • Add flour, almonds and peaches and stir to combine.
  • Using a ¼ cup ice cream scoop, scoop out dough and place on greased cookie sheets.
  • Bake at 350° 12-15 minutes or until done.
  • Cool completely.
  • Spread with Lemon Butter Icing.

LEMON BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:

  • Blend ingredients until smooth and of spreading consistency.
  • Spread over top of Peach Spice Cookies.

Notes

NOTE: You can add a few sprinkles of freshly, grated lemon zest on top of the frosting, as well, if desired.
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Keyword cookie, dessert, peach dessert, peaches
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