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Apricot & Nut Cookies with Amaretto Icing Recipe

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This recipe for Apricot & Nut Cookies with Amaretto Icing, by , is from Kostelyk Family Cookbook: Only Good Stuff!, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kim Keevers
Added: Wednesday, October 1, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. + 2 T. sugar
1 t. vanilla
1/4 t. cinnamon
1 egg
1 1/4 c. flour
1/2 c. dried apricots, chopped
1/4 c. slivered almonds, toasted
2 T. pine nuts, toasted
1 3/4 c. powdered sugar
5 T. Amaretto

Directions:
Directions:
Mix butter, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Stir in flour until just blended. Mix in apricots, almonds and pine nuts.
Transfer dough to plastic wrap and shape into a log. Wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 350. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or silicone mat. Cut dough in slices and bake about 15 minutes. Cool.
Meanwhile, whisk powdered sugar and amaretto. Add water until drizzling consistancy. Drizzle cookies with icing.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These cookies are great and not too sweet. Really good with coffee!

 

 

 

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