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Apricot Chip Cookies Recipe

Apricot Chip Cookies Recipe

Our state has an abundance of apricots and walnuts, and they are delicious in this cookie, which also includes chocolate chips.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:18 servings

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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.