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Apricot cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margaret L Mitchell
Added: Monday, July 20, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. butter
1 c. white sugar
3 c. all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 c. apricot preserves or your favorite
1/3 c. confectioners' sugar for decoration

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F Cream the butter and sugar in a medium size mixing bowl. Mix flour, baking powder, salt, egg and vanilla extract into the butter-sugar mixture. Cool dough in the refrigerator for 1 hour. On a lightly floured surface roll dough out to 1/4 inch thick. Cut the dough into rounds with a round cookie cutter or glass. Using the tip of a teaspoon place a small drop of apricot preserves into the middle of the circle. Brush edges with water and fold the dough over so that the cookie is in the shape of a half moon; seal edges Arrange on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown. Dust the cookies with powdered sugar while still hot.
You can use a variety of pie fillings, or preserve to give a good variety

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Made like empanadas which are both savory and sweet. Also called Hamentoshen

 

 

 

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