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Apricot Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kris Birkholz
Added: Monday, November 10, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 C Butter, softened
1/2 C Sugar
1 Egg
1 tsp Almond Extract
2 C Flour
ground Walnuts or Pecans
Apricot Preserves (or you can use Orange Marmalade)
Powdered Sugar (for sifting)

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter, sugar, egg and almond extract together. Stir in flour. Shape dough into walnut-size balls, roll in ground nuts, and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Indent centers using the back of a 1/2-tsp measuring spoon. Fill with 1/2 teaspoon of preserves. Bake at 350 for 16 to 18 minutes. Let "set" on cookie sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a cooling rack. Let cool completely. Lightly dust with powdered sugar.

 

 

 

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