Apricot Amaretto Chews

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Chunky and chewy cookies...a delicious mouthful! Almond extract may be used in place of amaretto. In dough use 1/2 tsp almond extract and 2 tsp of water in place of the amaretto. In icing use 1/4 tsp almond extract and enough water to get the correct consistency in place of the amaretto.

2
2
Servings:
27
Yield:
54 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 cup butter

  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tablespoon amaretto liqueur

  • 2 ½ cups quick cooking oats

  • 1 cup dried apricots

  • ½ cup finely chopped almonds

  • 2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar

  • 3 tablespoons amaretto liqueur

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl beat the butter or margarine until softened. Add the brown sugar and sugar and beat until fluffy. Add egg and 1 tablespoon of amaretto and mix well.

  3. Stir together flour and baking soda, and then add to the butter mixture and beat until well mixed. Stir in the oats, apricots, and almonds.

  4. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes.

  5. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute, then remove and cool thoroughly on rack.

  6. Stir together powdered sugar and enough of the 2 to 3 tablespoons of amaretto to make an icing of drizzling consistency. Drizzle over the cookies.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

213 Calories
9g Fat
32g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 27
Calories 213
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 101mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 2g
Calcium 20mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 114mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.