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Apricot Cream Cheese Cookies

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Margarine
  • 1 1/2 c Sugar
  • 8 oz Philadelphia cream cheese
  • 2 Egg
  • 2 tb Lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 ts Lemon zest
  • 4 1/2 c Flour
  • 1 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • Apricot filling
  • Sugar, confectioners


11 oz Apricots, dried
1/2 c Sugar

Combine margarine, sugar and softened cream cheese mixing until well
blended. Blend in eggs, lemon juice and rind. Add combined dry
ingredients to cream cheese mixture and mix well and chill. Roll
into medium size ball. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Flaten
slightly, indent center, put apricot filling in center. Bake 350
degrees for 15 minutes. Cool slightly and sprinkle powdered
sugar on top.

Fillling: Put 1 pkg. (11 oz.) apricots in saucepan and add water just
cover. Add 1/2 cup (or to taste) sugar and bring to boil. Cover and
simmer 10 minutes or until apricots are soft and most of water is
absorbed. Force through sieve or whirl in blender. Makes 2 cups.

per Carrie Naley
Fidonet HOME_COOKING echo

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