Monday 28 January 2019

Cherry & Apricot Cookies

We love a good cookie and they're one of my specialties! It's been a while since I've made a batch so I decided on a new recipe and this is the outcome.

Cookies on a wire tray with some laying to the side of it

Yummy cherry and apricot cookies! Do you want to give them a try too? 

You will need.......
  • 100g chopped apricots
  • 100g glace cherries
  • 125g butter/baking spread
  • 100g light brown sugar
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
  • 225g self raising flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • Mixer or wooden spoon
  • Mixing bowl
  • Knife or slice
  • Sieve
  • Baking tray
  • Greaseproof paper
  • Cooling rack
Ingredients and some of the utensils listed

Preparation time - 10 minutes. 
Baking time - 7 minutes per batch.

Preheat the oven to 180c and line a tray with greaseproof paper. Mix the sugar and butter or spread until creamed together.

Sugar and butter creamed together

Add the egg and vanilla and mix well.

Mixture with the egg added

Sift in the flour and salt, mix, and then add the apricots and cherries and mix again. 

Flour being sieved into the mixture

Mixture with the flour added

Mixture with the cherries and apricots being added

All ingredients mixed together

Use your hands to make the dough into small balls and lay them out on the baking tray.

9 balls of cookie dough laid out on a baking tray

Bake for 7 minutes for a soft cookie or 10 minutes for a harder biscuit. Use the knife or slice to transfer the cookies to a wire tray to cool. 

Cookies laid out a tray to cool on a tray

Enjoy with a cuppa or a class of milk!

Cookies laid out on a wire track next to a cup of tea

Mummy Snowy Owl

All ingredients and utensils for this recipe have been bought using my own money from Lidl

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