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    Apricot and Ginger Shortbread Cookies - the Dancing Deer Bakery

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    25 mins

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    15 mins

    swissms's Note:

    I have not tried this recipe but I love the cookies from the Dancing Deer Bakery. Published in the Boston Globe. This is not a traditional Scottish shortbread cookie dough, but a versatile, crunchy sweet cookie. Replace the dried apricots and ginger with your favorite mix-ins.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 24

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a small bowl, combine the flour and salt and stir together with a fork until blended. Set aside.
    2. 2
      Using an electric mixer, combine the butter and sugar, and beat until just blended, 1-2 minutes. Add the egg and beat until blended about 1 minute more.
    3. 3
      Add the flour mixture, and on low-speed, beat until the mixture just begins to form a sticky dough, about 1 minute more. Turn out onto a floured surface, and gently pat together to form a dense ball of dough. Add dried apricots and ginger and knead gently until evenly combined, and shape into a flat round disk. Wrap tightly with plastic wrap and chill for at least 2 hours.
    4. 4
      Position rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 325°F.
    5. 5
      On a lightly floured surface, roll cookies out to about 1/8 ” thick, and cut to desired shape. Transfer to a heavy - duty cookie sheet and bake until just golden around the edges, 15-18 minutes.

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    Nutritional Facts for Apricot and Ginger Shortbread Cookies - the Dancing Deer Bakery

    Serving Size: 1 (24 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 106.4
     
    Calories from Fat 45
    43%
    Total Fat 5.1 g
    7%
    Saturated Fat 3.1 g
    15%
    Cholesterol 21.5 mg
    7%
    Sodium 40.1 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 13.9 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 5.9 g
    23%
    Protein 1.4 g
    2%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    crystallized ginger

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