Apricot Cream Cheese Drops Recipe

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Servings: 12

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 c. Butter Flavor Crisco
  • 1 pkt Cream Cheese, ( 3 ounce ) Softened
  • 1 Tbsp. Lowfat milk
  • 1/4 c. Brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c. Apricot preserves
  • 1 1/4 c. All-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Pwdr
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 c. Pecans, coarsely minced Or possibly Flake Coconut
  • 1 c. Confectioners Sugar
  • 1/4 c. Apricot Preserves
  • 1 Tbsp. Butter Flavor Crisco Finely Minced Pecans -=Or possibly=- Flake Coconut ( optional )

Directions

  1. Preparation Time: 25 Min
  2. Bake Time: 14 Min
  3. 1. Heat oven to 350. Grease baking sheet with Butter Flavor Crisco.
  4. Set aside.
  5. 2. Cream 1/2 c. Butter Flavor Crisco, cream cheese and lowfat milk in medium bowl at medium speed of electric mixer till well blended.
  6. Beat in brown sugar. Beat in 1/2 c. preserves.
  7. 3. Combine flour, baking pwdr, cinnamon and salt. Mix into creamed mix. Stir in 1/2 c. nuts. Drop 2 level measuring tablespoonfuls of dough into a mound to create each cookie. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  8. 4. Bake at 350 for 14 min. Cold on baking sheet one minute.
  9. Remove to cooling rack. Cold completely before frosting.
  10. 5. For Frosting: Combine confectioners sugar, 1/4 c. preserves and 1 Tbsp. Butter Flavor Crisco in small mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer till well blended. Frost cooled cookies. Sprinkle finely minced pecans over frosting, if you like.
  11. VARIATIONS: Try peach or possibly pineapple preserves in place of apricot.

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 69g
Recipe makes 12 servings
Calories 272  
Calories from Fat 92 34%
Total Fat 10.55g 13%
Saturated Fat 5.65g 23%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 277mg 12%
Potassium 52mg 1%
Total Carbs 44.64g 12%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%
Sugars 29.99g 20%
Protein 1.86g 3%
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