Apricot Jewels

Oxmoor House
about 4 dozen


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1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1/2 cup apricot preserves


Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Cut in butter and cream cheese with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in coconut and apricot preserves.

Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets, and cool on wire racks.

Created date

February 2010