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       Title: Molasses Apricot Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
  
            Cookies:
   3 1/4 c  All-purpose flour
       1 ts Baking soda
     1/4 ts Salt
       2 ts Ground cinnamon
       1 ts Ground ginger
     1/2 ts Allspice
       1 c  Dark brown sugar
       1 c  Salted butter; softened
     3/4 c  Molasses
       1 lg Egg
   1 1/2 c  Chopped dried apricots
            Icing:
       1 c  Confectioners' sugar
       2 tb Milk
     1/2 ts Vanilla extract
  
      Preheat oven to 300. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, soda,
   cinnamon, ginger, and allspice. Mix until blended well. In a large mixing
   bowl, beat sugar and butter at medium speed until mixture forms a grainy
   paste and scrape sides of bowl. Add molasses and egg and beat until light
   and fluffy. Add flour mixture and apricots and blend at a low speed just
   until combined. Do not overmix. Divide dough in half and shape each half
   into a roll about 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap rolls in waxed paper and
   chill until firm.
      Slice cookies 1/2-inch thick and place on ungreased cookie sheets about
   2 inches apart. Bake 25-30 minutes until cookies are set. Transfer to cool
   surface.
      Icing: blend sugar, milk, and extract in a small bowl until smooth.
   Drizzle cookies with icing. THE DESSERT SHOW SHOW#DS3015
  
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