Mascarpone Kolache Cookies

Wisconsin Cheese Mascarpone Kolache Cookies Recipe
Active Time
30 Minutes
2 Dozen Cookies



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Mascarpone can be used in this recipe.


  1. Combine flour and salt in a bowl. Beat butter and mascarpone in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour mixture; beat until combined.
  2. Shape dough into a disk; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  3. Heat oven to 350°F.
  4. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface into a 15 x 10-inch rectangle, about 1/8-inch thick. Cut into twenty-four 2 1/2-inch squares. Place 1 inch apart on parchment-lined baking sheets.
  5. Place heaping 1/2 teaspoon apricot preserves into the center of half of the squares. Repeat step with strawberry preserves. Fold opposite corners of dough over preserves; pinch tightly at center to seal.
  6. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Dust with confectioners’ sugar.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics® Mascarpone cheese is luxurious and smooth; it's crafted with fresh, sweet cream from high-quality milk produced at the family's dairy.

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