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Dutch Cheese Wafers

No recipe image available.Delightful cream cheese wafers laced with chopped dried apricots. A wonderful cookie for holiday sharing and gift-giving.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup finely chopped dried apricots*

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cream butter and cream cheese in a medium mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Stir in flour and apricots; mix well.
  2. Shape dough into a roll, 1-inch in diameter. Wrap in waxed paper or plastic wrap and chill 3 hours or until firm.
  3. Cut into 1/4-inch slices. Place 1-inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to cool. Store in airtight container.

Makes 6 dozen cookies.

*Or dried peaches.