Clarion Area Jobs

Community Partner

Want to post an ad on exploreClarion?

Contact us today at 814-918-2003 or email info@exploreClarion.com.

Featured Local Business: Clarion Federal Credit Union

  • Clarion Federal Credit Union
    144 Holiday Inn Road
    Clarion, PA 16214
    814-226-5032
    View Website

Free Classifieds

Local Sponsor Spotlight

exploreClarion.com Contest Winners

Featured Local Job

Featured Local Event

Bottom BB

Middle BB

Clarion County Recipe of the Day: Strawberry Cookie Cups

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 12:02 AM

Posted by J.C. Taggart

These fancy pastries are the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day!

Strawberry Cookie Cups

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened
1-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 large egg
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 ounces strawberry gelatin
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar

Filling:

1 – 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
1-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar

Directions

~Preheat oven to 375°.

~In a large bowl, beat butter and confectioners’ sugar until blended. Beat in egg and vanilla.

~In another bowl, whisk flour, gelatin, baking soda, and cream of tartar; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Divide dough in half. Shape each into a disk; wrap in plastic. Refrigerate 30 minutes (or until firm enough to roll).

~On a lightly floured surface, roll one portion of dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-3/4-in. flower-shaped cookie cutter. Press cutouts onto bottom and up the sides of ungreased mini-muffin cups. Bake six to eight minutes (or until edges are brown). With the end of a wooden spoon handle, reshape the puffed cookie cups. Cool five minutes. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

~In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar. Pipe into cookie cups. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


Copyright © 2019 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.

Sports

Local and National Sports News
Sports

Recipes

Recipes submitted by our Readers

cinema

local movie listings

Feedback

Have a suggestion?