In a large bowl of an electric mixer, combine eggs, 1 cup sugar, oil and vanilla,
orange and lemon extracts on medium speed until well-mixed, about 1 minute.
in orange rind.
In another large mixing bowl, combine 4 cups flour and baking powder.
mixer on low speed, slowly add the flour mixture to the egg-sugar mixture and mix
until a smooth, thick dough ball forms. Add enough additional flour, if needed,
a 1/4 cup at a time, until dough forms a ball.
Stir in nuts.
Remove dough to a generously floured board and divide the dough into three equal
balls. Roll out one ball to form an 8-inch log.
Slice the log in half (you will
now have two, 8-inch logs). Gently flatten each half with fingers until they are
about 2 inches wide.
Place 2 tablespoons apricot jam on bottom half of the log and
spread to cover surface.
Place top over apricot filling and pinch edges to seal
Repeat with remaining dough and apricot jam.
In a small bowl, combine remaining sugar and cinnamon.
Sprinkle over logs to
cover and place on greased baking sheets.
Bake in a preheated 325 degree F oven
until lightly browned, 30 to 40 minutes.
Remove from oven and increase oven temperature to 350 degrees F.
While still hot, slice logs on the diagonal into 1-inch pieces.
to baking sheets and place back in oven until lightly toasted, about 7 to 10 minutes.