Sugar Cookies with Wild Blueberry Buttercream

Sugar Cookies with Wild Blueberry Buttercream

Alain Bosse, The Kilted Chef
Filling classic sugar cookies with rich and wild buttercream, takes them to a whole new level. These colorful centerpiece snacks are the perfect addition to any gathering or a fun project for the whole family.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 13 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 24 cookies

Ingredients
  

Sugar Cookies

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 2 Tbsp maple sugar

Wild Blueberry Filling

  • 1 cup wild blueberries
  • 1/3 cup wild blueberry juice
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup

Buttercream

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 5 cups icing sugar

Instructions
 

Sugar Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Cream together the butter and the sugar, add the eggs one at a time beating just to incorporate.
  • Combine flour, baking soda and cream of tartar and add to the wet ingredients. Wrap dough with saran wrap and refrigerate for 1⁄2 hour.
  • Place dough on a floured surface and roll to a 1⁄4 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle cookies with maple sugar.
  • Bake for 13 minutes. Cool slightly then transfer to a wire rack and pipe buttercream onto one sugar cookie and top with another.

Wild Blueberry Filling

  • Place the blueberries, maple and juice in a medium-sized pot and cook over medium heat until the liquid had completely reduced.

Buttercream

  • Place the butter and shortening in the bowl of a stand mixer, mix on high speed until airy scraping the sides as you go.
  • Incorporate the icing sugar 1 cup at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Gently fold Blueberry Filling together with buttercream mixture. Add additional icing sugar if needed.
Keyword cookie, sugar cookie
Wild Blueberry Sangria

Wild Blueberry Sangria

A delightful and refreshing sangria, this Wild Blueberry Sangria is made with Cabernet Sauvignon, Canadian wild blueberries, brandy, orange juice, and garnished with mint.  It works year-round, but this easy cocktail is sure to be your new summer favorite.  

Wild Blueberry Sangria

Wild Blueberry Sangria

A delicious and refreshing red wine sangria, this Wild Blueberry Sangria is made with fruity red Cabernet Sauvignon, fresh summer berries, brandy, orange juice, and garnished with mint.
Prep Time 10 mins
Rest Time 30 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup wild blueberries
  • 1 cup mixed berries of choice (we like strawberries & blackberries)
  • 1 orange sliced
  • 1 lime sliced
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • 1 cup Brandy
  • 1 bottle Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Chilled carbonated water
  • Ice
  • fresh mint

Instructions
 

  • Add the berries, orange, lime, and lemon slices to a large pitcher. Add the brandy (or whiskey) and orange juice and gently muddle to extract the flavors of the fruit into the juice and alcohol.
  • Pour the Cabernet Sauvignon into the pitcher and stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • When ready to serve, fill a glass with ice and fill three-fourths of the way full with sangria. Top off each glass with bubbly water or lemon-lime soda. Garnish with additional blueberries and fresh mint, if desired.
wild blueberry swirl smoothie

Wild Blueberry Swirl Smoothie

Wild Blueberry Swirl Smoothie

wild blueberry swirl smoothie

wild blueberry swirl smoothie

Wild Blueberry Swirl Smoothie

We're all making an effort to keep our immune systems strong right now! One great habit to pick up is incorporating a nutrient-packed smoothie into your daily routine.
We've got an endless supply of fun & different wild blueberry smoothies coming your way...
It's healthy, fancy, and fun to make! Cheers!
Prep Time 3 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Drinks, Snack
Servings 2

Equipment

  • blender

Ingredients
  

Vanilla Layer

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1-2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 banana frozen
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein *optional

Wild Blueberry Layer

  • 1/2 cup Canadian wild blueberries frozen
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp honey *if needed

Instructions
 

  • In a blender, blend the vanilla later ingredients and divide between 2 glasses. In the same blender (no need to rinse it out) combine the wild blueberry layer.
  • Float the blueberry layer on the vanilla layer and use a skewer to "swirl" the blue through the white!
Keyword blueberry smoothie, smoothie