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Apricot Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Liz Maddox
Added: Thursday, January 15, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. butter
1 lb. creamed cottage cheese
4 c. sifted flour
1 lb. dried apricots
3 1/4 c. sugar
1 1/2 ground walnuts (or pecans)
3 egg whites beaten
powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Blend first butter, cottage cheese and flour together by hand until stiff dough is formed. Shape into 1 inch balls, cover and refrigerate overnight.

Cook apricots according to package directions until tender. Drain apricots, then puree. Stir in 1 1/2 sugar and let cool. Mix nuts and remaining 1 3/4 cups sugar. Roll out pastry balls on floured surface into three-inch rounds. Roll out five or six at a time. Place one-teaspoon apricots on each round and shape into horns. Dip horn into egg whites and then into nut mixture. Place on greased baking sheet.

Pre-heat oven to 375 and bake for 12 minutes or until lightly brown. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cookies may be frozen for storage if needed.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 dozen cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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