On the third day of Christmas Cookies my true love made for me….. 3 Apricot Kolache Cookies…
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Apricot Kolache Recipe
These are a family favorite at the holidays! With very few ingredients, they are simple and quick to make yet look beautiful on your holiday cookie platter.
- 1 8 oz package of softened cream cheese
- 1/4 pound of butter
- 1 cup sifted all purpose flour
- 1 can apricot cake & cookie filling (You could substitute with any flavor filling. I like the Solo brand best.)
- 1 cup confectioners sugar
Makes approximately 4 dozen.
Mix softened cream cheese, butter, and flour with dough hook attachment on mixer. Chill dough for 1-2 hours.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
On a well floured surface, roll the dough out to approximately 1/8″ thick.
Using a knife or a 2″ square cookie cutter, cut dough into 2″ squares. Transfer to cookie sheet.
Place approximately 3/4 tsp of filling into the center of each square. Fold opposite corners of the square to the middle and seal with a drop of water on your fingertips.
Bake in preheated oven for 15-18 minutes.
As cookies begin to cool, dust with a little bit of confectioners sugar.