Amaretto Apricot Chews

Amaretto Apricot Chews Recipe

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Susan Pagano


This tasty recipe came from my dear friend, Laura. It takes a bit of time in the prep but it's well worth the work.


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54 cookies
30 Min
10 Min


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  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
    light brown sugar packed
  • 1
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    amaretto liqueur
  • 2 1/2 c
    rolled oats
  • 6 1/2 c
    snipped dried apricots
  • 1/2 c
    chopped almonds

  • 2-3 Tbsp
    amaretto liqueur
  • 2 c
    sifted powdered sugar

How to Make Amaretto Apricot Chews


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In small bowl mix together flour and baking soda.
  3. In large bowl beat butter until softened. Add brown and granulated sugars. Beat until fluffy.
  4. Add egg and 1 tablespoon of Amaretto. Beat well.
  5. Add flour mixture slowly and beat until well incorporated.
  6. Stir in oats, apricots and almonds.
  7. Drop by rounded teaspoon onto un-greased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake 8-10 minutes.
  9. For topping: Add Amaretto to powdered sugar slowly. Stir while adding liquid and stop when you reach a drizzling consistency.
  10. When cookies are cool drizzle topping over cookies. Makes 54 cookies.

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About Amaretto Apricot Chews

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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