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  • Serves: 18 Cookies

Apricot Cream Cheese Drops

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Butter Flavor Crisco
  • 1 pk Cream Cheese, ( 3 oz )
  • - Softened
  • 1 tb Milk
  • 1/4 c Brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c Apricot preserves
  • 1 1/4 c All-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 ts Baking Powder
  • 1 1/2 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/2 c Pecans, coarsely chopped OR
  • - Flake Coconut


1 c Confectioners Sugar
1/4 c Apricot Preserves
1 tb Butter Flavor Crisco
Finely Chopped Pecans -=OR=-
- Flake Coconut ( optional )

Preparation Time: 25 Minutes Bake Time: 14 Minutes

1. Heat oven to 350. Grease baking sheet with Butter Flavor Crisco.
Set aside.

2. Cream 1/2 cup Butter Flavor Crisco, cream cheese and milk in
medium bowl at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
Beat in brown sugar. Beat in 1/2 cup preserves.

3. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Mix into creamed
mixture. Stir in 1/2 cup nuts. Drop 2 level measuring tablespoonfuls
of dough into a mound to form each cookie. Place 2 inches apart on
cookie sheet.

4. Bake at 350 for 14 minutes. Cool on baking sheet one minute.
Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely before frosting.

5. For Frosting: Combine confectioners sugar, 1/4 cup preserves and 1
tablespoon Butter Flavor Crisco in small mixing bowl. Beat with
electric mixer until well blended. Frost cooled cookies. Sprinkle
finely chopped pecans over frosting, if desired.

VARIATIONS: Try peach or pineapple preserves in place of apricot.

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