Chewy Amaretto-flavored oatmeal cookies,studded with chopped almonds and dried apricots, and drizzledwith an Amaretto icing.
Recipe: Amaretto ApricotChews
1 cup all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 cup butter or margarine, softened3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed1/2 cup granulated sugar1 large egg1 tablespoon Amaretto or other almond-flavoredliqueur2 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats, uncooked1 cup finely chopped dried apricots1/2 cup finely chopped blanched almonds2 cups sifted powdered sugar3 to 4 tablespoons Amaretto or other almond-flavoredliqueur
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
In a small bowl whisk together the flourand baking soda; set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, using an electricmixer at medium speed, cream the butter and both sugars untillight and fluffy. Add egg and 1 tablespoon Amaretto and blendwell. Stir in flour mixture until just blended. Fold in oats,apricots and almonds until blended.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2-inchesapart onto greased baking sheets.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightlybrowned. Cool 1 minute on baking sheet and transfer to wire racksto cool completely.
Combine the powdered sugar and 3 to 4tablespoons Amaretto until smooth. Drizzle glaze over cookies.Allow glaze to set before storing.
Makes about 7 dozen.
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