Rosie Crafts Apricot Raspberry Rugelach Cookies

Rosie Crafts Apricot Raspberry Rugelach Cookies
Rosie Crafts Apricot Raspberry Rugelach Cookies
Rosie Crafts Apricot Raspberry Rugelach Cookies
Rosie Crafts Apricot Raspberry Rugelach Cookies
Recipe Notes

Ingredients:

1 cup Butter softened

1 pkg. (8 ounces) Cream cheese, softened

1 tsp. Vanilla extract

1/4 tsp. Salt

2 cups All-purpose flour

3/4 Granulated sugar

3/4 cup Dried apricots (chopped small)

1/4 Packed light brown sugar

1 1/2 tsp. Grounded cinnamon

1/2 cup Seedless red raspberry jam

1 tablespoon milk

Directions:

  1. In large bowl, with mixer at low speed, beat butter with cream cheese, until blended and smooth 
  2. Beat in vanilla, salt, 1 cup flour, and 1/4 cup granulated sugar blended
  3. Stir in remaining 1 cup flour
  4. Mix the ingredients #’s 1-3 in bowl with the dough knead attachment
  5. Divide dough into 4 equal pieces, wrap each in plastic wrap: refrigerate 2 hours until firm to roll.
  6. Prepare filling: in a medium bowl, apricots, stir brown sugar, 6 tablespoons granulated sugar and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon until well mixed 
  7. Line 2 cookie sheets with tin foil and spray with pam to grease foil
  8. Preheat oven to 325 F. On a large cutting board lightly flour surface and rolling pin, roll out 1 piece of dough (keep other pieces of dough in refrigerator)
  9. Cut the 1 dough piece into 12 equal wedges with a pastry wheel or sharp knife
  10. Spoon 1/4 tbsp. jam and 1/4 tbsp of apricot mixture (into smaller amounts) into each equal wedge of dough and roll and create overlap triangular pieces
  11. Repeat same steps with the other 3 dough pieces (leave each dough piece in refrigerator until ready to roll out and fill)
  12. Place cookies on cookie sheet 1/2 inch apart from one another
  13. In a cup, mix remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, remaining 1 tsp. cinnamon, 
  14. Brush milk lightly on each cookies and then brush sugar/cinnamon mixture on the cookies
  15. Bake cookies on a cookie sheet on medium rack for 30 minutes until lightly brown 
  • Serves 4 dozen

Rosie Crafts Apricot Raspberry Rugelach Cookies

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