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Apricot Chip Cookies

 Apricot Chip Cookies
Our state has an abundance of apricots and walnuts, and they are delicious in this cookie, which also includes chocolate chips.
18 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugars until light
  • and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, salt and
  • baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir
  • in the apricots, chocolate chips and walnuts.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 2-in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake
  • at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire
  • racks to cool. Yield: about 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 162 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 135 mg sodium,

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Apricot Chip Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.