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Apricot Filled Cookies

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Apricot filled cookies are oat and flour cookies prepared with a pecan and apricot filling. Delicious and chewy, this filling makes the apricot cookies a light and delightful snack to go with tea or by itself.
Ingredients
  Sifted flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Quick cooking oatmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Softened butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried apricots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Heat oven to 350°.
Grease an 8 square pan.
Put pecans in MINI BLEND container and blender chop nuts.
Empty into a mixing bowl.
Put apricots and water into Osterizer container, cover and let stand 15 minutes to soften.
Add sugar, cover and process at LIQUEFY until smooth.
Pour over nuts and mix well.
Sift flour, baking soda and salt into a large mixing bowl.
Add oatmeal.
Put butter and brown sugar into Osterizer container, cover and process at MIX until smooth.
Add to dry ingredients and mix well.
Spread 2/3 of dough evenly in prepared pan, top with apricot filling and remaining dough.
Pack down lightly.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes.
Cool before cutting in to bars.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
32

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