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APRICOT PECAN COOKIES (dairy or pareve)

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Ingredients

1 cup flour
1/2 cup butter or margarine, cut into pats
6 tablespoons reduced fat cream cheese
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup finely chopped dried apricots
1/3 cup chopped pecans



Instructions

Preheat the oven to 325. In a blender or food processor combine the flour, 1/2 cup butter and cream cheese. Process until the mixture forms a ball. Chill, wrapped in plastic wrap, for 15 minutes. combine the brown sugar, egg, 1 tablespoon butter, vanilla and salt in a medium mixer bowl. Beat at medium-high speed until smooth. Stir in the apricots and pecans. shape the dough into twenty-four 1” balls. Press the balls over the bottoms and up the sides of 24 greased muffin cups. Spoon the apricot mixture into the prepared muffin cups. Bake for 25 minutes or until filling is set. Cool in the muffin cups on a wire rack.