Apricot Cream Cheese Drops

Apricot Cream Cheese Drops

Ingredients:

Cup

Butter

3

Oz

Cream cheese, softened

1

Tbl

Milk

Cup

Brown sugar, firmly packed

Cup

Apricot preserves

Cup

All-purpose flour

1-1/2

Tsp

Baking powder

1-1/2

Tsp

Cinnamon

Tsp

Salt

Cup

Pecans, chopped

Frosting:

1

Cup

Confectioners sugar

Cup

Apricot preserves

1

Tbl

Butter

 

 

Pecans, finely chopped

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F.. Grease & lightly flour a baking sheet.

Cream cup butter, cream cheese and milk in a medium bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Beat in brown sugar and cup apricot preserves.

In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Mix into creamed mixture. Stir in cup nuts. Drop by 2 tablespoonfuls of dough into a mound to form each cookie. Place cookies 2 apart on baking sheet. Bake for 14 minutes. Cool on baking sheet one minute. Remove to a wire rack to finish cooling before frosting.

Frosting: In a small bowl combine confectioners sugar, cup preserves and 1 tablespoon butter with an electric beater until well blended. Frost cooled cookies and sprinkle with finely ground pecans.

 

Yields

18 cookies

 

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