Apricot-Filled Cookies Mix in a Jar

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  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup finely minced dried apricots


  1. Layer the ingredients in a 1-quart jar.
  2. You may also want to give a small jar of apricot preserves with this gift jar for the filling.
  3. Attach the following recipe on a gift tag.

Apricot-Filled Cookies

Empty contents of jar into a large bowl. Add 1/2 cup margarine, 2 tablespoons milk and 1 egg. Mix together until you have a soft dough. Roll dough out 1/8-inch thick and cut into 48 (3-inch diameter) rounds. Place a teaspoon of apricot preserves on the top of 24 rounds. Cover each with another round; crimp edges and make a slit on top. Bake 10-12 minutes in a preheated 375 degrees F oven.

Makes 24 cookies.

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