Buffeos

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Menu Part: Dessert
Cuisine Type: American
Serves: 6 dozen 3-ounce cookies

The UC-Boulder Buffalo gets the Oreo treatment with these cookies, which is a signature item at the university's bakeshop. 

Ingredients

Cookie dough
Yield: 144 single 1 oounce layers

3 lb. cold butter
1 ½ lb. sugar
2 lb. + 14 oz. flour
1 tsp. salt
12 oz. cocoa powder

Filling
Yield: 1 oz. per cookie

6 oz. sugar
5 lb. cream cheese or mascarpone
1 ½ tsp. vanilla
3 lb. + 15 oz. marshmallow crème

Steps

1. For dough: Combine butter and sugar, mix low speed for 15 seconds. Add flour, salt and cocoa powder, mix 3 to 5 minutes, until dough attaches.

2. Roll out to ¼ inch thickeness. With buffalo cookie cutter, cut out cookies. Place on baking sheet and chill. Bake at 300°F for 15 to 20 minutes.

3. For filling: Cream sugar and cream cheese. Add vanilla and marshmallow cream until filling is soft.

Recipe by University of Colorado, Boulder