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Mascarpone Shortbread Cookies With Fruit and/or Chocolate

I made a new type of shortbread cookie tonight involving mascarpone. Well actually two variations. They turned out tasty but the texture was different than the orange chamomile shortbread cookies.  Crispier and chewier. Less crumbly. Not bad different but the texture change was notable. Recipe and photo follows.

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On Top of Shortbread

My orange chamomile shortbread cookies taste even better with a topping. I ate some with marscarpone and lemon curd on the tops of them and it was amazing. 

Orange Chamomile Shortbread Cookies

Our Whole Foods recently added a cookie bar. They have some delicious shortbread cookies in a wide range of varieties. Problem is that they are $9.99 a pound. Which means the 5 cookies I got cost 2.60ish.

It made me realize I needed to learn to make shortbread cookies. I looked at a bunch of recipes online and came across this one. Lemon rosemary shortbread cookies. Pretty simple recipe, easy to follow. I decided to change it up some though and made it into Orange Chamomile Shortbread Cookies instead.

Here is the recipe after I changed it.

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