Did you ever make cookies using jam in the recipe? If you didn’t you should definitely try, they turn out to be amazingly delicious. My idea was to reduce the amount of sugar and replace it with jam and also bring a plus of flavor. I was afraid that they won’t bake right but the result as a matter of look and taste is a delicious success.Here is a delightful recipe for Apricot Jam and Walnut Cookies.

If you want a quick recipe of delicious cookies,  these might be the answer. I love the add of almond extract, such a good combination along walnuts and apricot jam. You can also add some chocolate chips, raisins or cranberries, whatever you feel like. Hope you will give these Apricot Jam and Walnut Cookies a try, they definitely worth it.

Apricot Jam and Walnut Cookies on a plate with milk

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Apricot Jam and Walnut Cookies

Apricot Jam and Walnut Cookies

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Did you ever make cookies using jam in the recipe? If you didn't you should definitely try, they turn out to be amazingly delicious. My idea was to reduce the amount of sugar and replace it with jam and also bring a plus of flavor. I was afraid that they won't bake right but the result as a matter of look and taste is a delicious success. .
Servings 2 servings
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 stick (110g) butter
  • 1/3 cup (70g) sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup (80g) apricot jam
  • 1/4 tsp (1g) almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp (3g) vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp (8g) baking powder
  • 1 ½ cup (190g) flour
  • 1 cup (100g) walnuts , chopped
  • walnuts for top

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until well mixed. Beat in the egg.
  • Add apricot jam, almond extract and vanilla extract and stir well to incorporate. Stir dry ingredients together,  flour and baking powder and add into butter mixture.
  • Fold in the chopped walnuts.
  • Using a tablespoon or your ice cream scoop take small balls and place on prepared baking sheets with distance between them. Top with chopped walnuts and bake 15-17 minutes in the preheated oven or until golden brown. Remove from sheet to a cooling rack. Cool completely. 
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Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 118kcalCarbohydrates: 12.3gProtein: 2.4gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2.6gCholesterol: 17mgSugar: 4.8g
Calories: 118kcal
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: almond, apricot, cookies, extract, jam, walnuts

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  1. RestauranteDeLux Author says:

    Very nice!

  2. Rosa Author says:

    Wonderful cookies! They must taste really good. A great idea.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  3. Gourmantine Author says:

    Great idea for adding jam to cut down sugar, I’ve been recently adding honey to many recipes instead of sugar and it also works great!

  4. Nami | Just One Cookbook Author says:

    Love looking at your step by step to see how the cookies are made (I rarely bake, that’s why… :)). These cookies look so good!

  5. safa Author says:

    such nice cookies, I love looking at other people recipes for inspiration.
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    please check it out

  6. Trevor Goddard Author says:

    what type of sugar is used

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