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    Lemon Filling for Cookies

    Charmed
    Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:00 am
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    In trying to come up with my Christmas cookie list this year, I had the idea of making a lemon thumbprint rolled in coconut.

    I'd like to make a lemon curd type filling that would end up setting firm and thick enough to hold up on a tray, and not stick to other cookies, with a top that would remain smooth. My experience with curds, both bought and home made, just wouldn't set thick enough.

    Any suggestions?

    Thanks in advance!
    1Steve
    Mon Nov 28, 2011 4:40 am
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    What about folding lemon curd into marshmallow fluff? That was my first thought.
    Then I saw this and seems to me you could just substitute yellow food coloring and lemon extract for the raspberry and red coloring and use it as a filling instead of cutting it into candy :

    http://www.coconutandlime.com/2006/12/raspberry-jelly-candy.html
    Dee514
    Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:22 am
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    After the cookies are baked, you could fill the depressions with:

    A- melted white chocolate chips to which 1 teaspoon (or to taste) of lemon flavoring and a drop or two of yellow food coloring has been added.

    B- use liquidy (before it sets) lemon fudge to fill the baked cookies.

    (I'm sure there are lots of recipes for lemon fudge in the database and online)
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    Charmed
    Mon Nov 28, 2011 12:15 pm
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    The white chocolate or fudge seem like a perfect idea. Thanks!
    1Steve
    Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:37 pm
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    Charmed wrote:
    The white chocolate or fudge seem like a perfect idea. Thanks!


    If you are going to go that route I reccomend these I use them a lot since I discovered them.
    http://www.nutsonline.com/chocolatessweets/toppings/chips/lemon.html
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