Cream cheese thumbprint apricot cookie recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 cups margarine
  • 1.5 cups sugar
  • 1 8-oz package of cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1.5 tsp lemon zest
  • 4.5 cups flour
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • Jar of apricot preserves

Directions:

Combine margarine, sugar and cream cheese. Mix until well blended. Blend in eggs, juice and lemon zest. Add combined flour and baking powder; mix well.

Chill for several hours (I had a time pinch and I let them chill for 1 hour and they were ok).

Preheat oven to 350┬║.

Shape tablespoons into balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly – or use your thumb – to indent center.

Fill with preserves.

Bake for 15 minutes.

While cooling sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Comments

  1. Jeannette says

    These look very good! They are going in my recipe file…or maybe I will not make myself wait and make them tomorrow. (too much to do today already)
    Thank you.

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