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Nutjammer Cookies Recipe

Nutjammer Cookies
Posted by: Karen Tue, 24 Feb 2004, at 11:30 a.m.

1 cup butter
One 8-ounce package cream cheese
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 cups finely chopped nuts
One 12-ounce jar apricot jam
2 teaspoons sugar
1/3 cup powdered sugar

Cream butter and cream cheese; add flour and baking powder. Chill dough 2 to 3 hours. Mix nuts, jam, and granulated sugar together for filling.

Divide dough into 4 equal parts, working with 1/4 of the dough at a time. Refrigerate remaining dough. Roll dough very thin on lightly floured board.

Cut into 2-inch squares. Place on baking sheet. Put 1 teaspoon of nut filling in center of square and top with another square of dough.

Press edges together with floured fork. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

Yields: 5 dozen.

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