Frosted Coconut Apricot Cookies

Kathie Carr

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@kathiecc

A friend at church gave me this recipe and I tweaked it a bit. The cookies are biscuit-like and the frosting makes them very special.

I'm sorry the picture is out of focus and I will try to post a better one when I make these again, perhaps this weekend.


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Serves:

24

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

COOKIES:

1/2 c
butter, room temperature
1 pkg
(3 ounce) cream cheese, softened
1 Tbsp
milk
1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
apricot preserves
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
finely chopped pecans

FROSTING:

1 c
powdered sugar
1/4 c
apricot preserves
1 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
flaked coconut

Directions Step-By-Step

1
COOKIES: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets or use parchment paper.

In a medium bowl, cream together the 1/2 cup butter, cream cheese and milk until well blended. Stir in the brown sugar and 1/2 cup of apricot preserves. Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt; stir into the batter. Mix in the pecans last.
2
Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet. Cookies should be about 2 inches apart.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
3
FROSTING: To make the frosting, combine the powdered sugar, remaining apricot preserves and 1 tablespoon butter. Mix well. Frost cooled cookies and sprinkle liberally with coconut.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies