Austrian Peach Cookie

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  • Published Jan 2nd
  • Servings15
  • Calories411
Cookie rounds hollowed out and filled with a delicious fruity filling and looks like a miniature peach.

Austrian Peach Cookie Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Austrian Peach Cookie for 15 servings:

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons instant tea powder
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons brandy
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup red decorator sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange decorator sugar

Austrian Peach Cookie Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Austrian Peach Cookie easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C).
  2. 2 Combine sugar, oil, milk, eggs, baking powder and vanilla in large bowl. Blend in enough flour to form a soft dough.
  3. 3 Roll into walnut size balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheets
  4. 4 Bake for 15-20 minutes. Cookies will be pale. Remove to rack to cool.
  5. 5 Hollow out cookie center. Reserve crumbs. Combine 2 cups crumbs, preserves, almonds, cream cheese, instant tea powder, brandy and cinnamon. Mix to blend.
  6. 6 Fill cookies with crumb mixture. Press 2 cookies together to form peach.
  7. 7 Brush lightly with brandy or water and dip one spot in the red sugar for blush and roll entire cookie in orange sugar. Top with a icing leaf or purchase the plastic peach leaves.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 411 calories; 15.7 grams of fat; 61.9 grams of carbohydrates; 5.6 grams of protein; 32 milligrams of cholesterol; 63 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 19th 2010

    This is one recipe that needs a video to help explain it! How the heck do you make them look like the ones in the photo?!!! Mine were a miserable representation, to say the least :^(. So ...

  2. Feb 23rd 2009

    In over 40 years of baking cookies, this must be one of the most tasteless cookies I have made. I would throw it away but I hate to waste things. Too much trouble for such disappointing results.

  3. Feb 21st 2009

    What did I do wrong? the cookie is sort of dry and tasteless. The filling is good and I added a peach colored butter icing on top of the filling and it helped to hold the 2 cookies togethe ...

  4. Oct 27th 2008

    I made these WONDERFUL cookies, However, I changed the filling and the coating on the outside. You can check it on my photos page.

  5. Aug 2nd 2008

    I made this recipe. I would omit the crumbs. I would also use Jello instead of sugar. These are very time consuming. They need to be hollowed out while warm, not cool. My cookies did not loo ...

  6. Feb 14th 2008

    What makes these better is rolling them in peach schnapps instead of brandy. Then roll them in dry peach jello and orange colored sugar. Mmmm... so good!

  7. Jun 30th 2007

    Amazing. These cookies look like the real thing. I took them to a BBQ and every few minute you would hear someone say oh, they're not real peaches. I used Mint leaves for the stems. I mad ...

  8. Dec 15th 2006

    I LOVE this recipe - for presentation alone it deserves 5 stars! You can see in the picture I submitted that I used gumdrop slices and almond slivers for the leaves and stems. There is a s ...

  9. Jan 2nd 2005

    my family loved these cookies for christmas they were a huge hit. my only suggestion is to maybe cut the cookie crumbs in half for the filling my family said the flavor was better