Meringue Shell Cookies (Rakushki)

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Ingredients

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For the Shell Cookie Dough:
1 cup (16 Tbsp or 226 grams) Unsalted butter softened
½ cup Sour cream
3 Egg yolks room temperature
2 ½ cups (315 grams) All-purpose flour measured correctly
For the Meringue Cookie Filling:
3 Egg whites
¾ cup Granulated sugar
1 ½ cups Walnuts pieces (3 pieces per cookie)

Nutritional information

82
Calories
5g
Fat
18mg
Cholesterol
5mg
Sodium
1g
Protein
6g
Carbohydrates
Ingredients
  • For the Shell Cookie Dough:

  • For the Meringue Cookie Filling:

Meringue Shell Cookies (Rakushki)

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These Meringue Shell Cookies are crunchy, light and sweet, like little pillows of deliciousness that pop in your mouth quickly becoming your new favorite dessert treat.

Perfect on their own or accompanied with ice cream or cream and famously served with fruit, particularly berries and strawberries. Ideal party treats or a dinner party dessert, either way your sweet tooth craving with be substantially satisfied.

To make Meringue Shell Cookies (Rakushki), you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Meringue Shell Cookies (Rakushki)

So, how to make Meringue Shell Cookies (Rakushki)?

Steps to make Meringue Shell Cookies (Rakushki)

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10

Preheat oven and prepare baking pan

Preheat oven to 350 °F and line a ¾ baking sheet with baking parchment paper.

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5

Combine wet ingredients

In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter, egg yolks and sour cream on a medium-low speed until just combined. It probably won’t be smooth.

3
Done
10

Add flour

Gradually add flour by mixing 2 cups flour to combine. Then add the remaining ½ cup slowly just until dough is no longer sticky. Set aside dough rolled onto floured surface.

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Done
1

Beat egg whites

Using the same stand mixer, cleaned, beat 3 room temperature egg whites on high speed for 1 minute until thick and foamy.

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Done
5

Add sugar

Continue mixing and gradually add ¾ cup sugar. Beat on high for 5 minutes until meringue forms stiff peaks.

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Done
2

Prepare cookie dough

Divide the rolled out cookie dough into 4 pieces and roll each piece into a log-shape.

7
Done
20

Cut logs into balls

Cut each log into 15 equal pieces and using your hands, roll into balls. Using a rolling pin, roll each ball into a 2-inches circles.

8
Done
40

Assemble cookies

Dollop a teaspoon of meringue into the center of each circle then fold the dough in half, and half again. Arrange cookies on their sides on to the baking sheet about ½-inch apart.

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Done
10

Add walnuts

Stuff 3 walnut pieces into the meringue center of each cookie.

10
Done
30

Bake

Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes until edges are golden brown.

11
Done
30

Serve

Cool to room temperature before dusting with powdered sugar to serve!

I personally love these Meringue Shell Cookies for a bit of everything. Crunchy, soft and sweet and just the bite size treat you’re looking to serve your guests. Let us know if you enjoyed following this recipe and tag #cookmerecipes online to share your thoughts!

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Amazing! I love it! Thanks for sharing recipe!

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