Glazed Spiced Cookies with Amaretto and Apricot

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Glazed Spiced Cookies with Amaretto and Apricot
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Preparation:
1 hr 30 min.
Preparation
Calories:
73
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 piece contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
1 piece contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories73 kcal(3 %)
Protein1.4 g(1 %)
Fat1.2 g(1 %)
Carbohydrates14 g(9 %)

Ingredients

for
32
Ingredients
250 grams
100 grams
superfine Sugar
1 pinch
1 pinch each: ginger, cardamom, cinnamon and ground Cloves
1
medium Egg
2 tablespoons
6 tablespoons
50 grams
ground almonds
60 grams
dried Apricots
125 grams
2 tablespoons

Preparation steps

1.

Mix flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and spices in a bowl. Whisk egg, amaretto and milk in a bowl and mix into flour mixture with almonds. Dice 4 apricots very finely, then fold into dough. Knead with dough hook of mixer until dough is smooth. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for about 20-30 minutes, until well-chilled.

2.

Place dough between sheets of parchment paper and roll out in a thin layer, about 1 cm (approximately 1/3 inch) thick. Cut out circles with a round cookie cutter, about 3 cm (approximately 1 inch) diameter. Place cookies on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake in preheated oven at 200°C (fan: 180°C, gas mark 3-4) (approximately 400°F), about 15 minutes. Cool cookies on a wire rack.

3.

Chop apricots finely. Mix powdered sugar and lemon juice into a thick icing and brush over cookies. Garnish with apricots. Let icing dry. To serve, arrange cookies on a plate.