Chewy Apricot Cardamom Cookies

Sea Sun

By
@Seasun

I had a lot of apricots on hand and even though we have no problems eating them plain, I decided to get creative today and I am delightfully surprised. :-)

This cookie is what I came up with. They are a little soft in the middle, but have a chewy texture. They are sweet and if you love apricots, you will love these. They would be nice with a cup of tea! They would be pretty with a little dusting of powdered sugar.

Note: I measured 3 cups of apricots prior to chopping. I also used my food processor and pulsed until they looked chopped. It went quickly!


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Serves:
3-4 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
flour
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 tsp
cardamom
1 c
softened butter
1 1/2 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
sugar
2 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
almond extract
3 c
dried apricots, chopped
1 c
walnuts (if desired)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2Sift together first four ingredients and set aside.

3Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs and extracts until blended.

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4Incorporate flour mixture until mixed. Fold in apricots and walnuts (optional).

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5Drop by rounded tablespoon or cookie scoop onto greased cookie sheet, or use parchment paper.

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6Bake for 12-14 minutes until cookies are well set and lightly browned. Do not be tempted to take them out too early or they will be too soft.

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7Let cool for 5 minutes on cookie sheet and then transfer to cooling rack to cool completely.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American