Apricot Tea Cookies

Apricot Tea Cookies
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Ingredients
  1. 1 pound unsalted butter, softened
  2. ¾ cup sugar
  3. 2 eggs, beaten
  4. 5 cups flour
  5. 2 teaspoons baking powder
  6. ½ teaspoon salt
  7. 1 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  8. 1¼ cups apricot preserves
  9. 1½ cups coconut, toasted
  10. ½ cup apricot jam
Instructions
  1. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add to butter mixture. Add almonds, preserves and coconut.
  3. Wrap dough in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. Shape dough into 1-inch balls, and place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Press thumb into the center of each ball. Place ¼-½ teaspoon jam into center of each impression. Bake for 12-15 minutes.
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