Filled Apricot Cookies

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Filled Apricot Cookies
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on June 06, 2023


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup apricot jam


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla extract and egg.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until just combined. Do not overmix.
  5. Using a cookie scoop or two spoons, drop cookie dough onto the prepared baking sheets, about 2 inches apart.
  6. Using your thumb or the back of a spoon, make an indentation in the center of each cookie.
  7. Fill each indentation with a teaspoon of apricot jam.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Interesting Facts

  • Apricot jam is a delicious, naturally sweet filling for these cookies.
  • These cookies can be stored in an airtight container for up to a week.
  • You can substitute the apricot jam with any other type of jam you prefer.