Dark Chocolate Apricot Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix
  • ½ cup softened butter (or margarine)
  • ¼ teaspoon orange extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots (or dried fruit of your choice)
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • ½ teaspoon shortening
Instructions
  1. Cream together the cookie mix, butter, orange extract, and egg until the ingredients form a soft dough.
  2. Mix the apricots into the dough.
  3. Drop by rounded teaspoon onto and ungreased cookie sheet, leaving about two inches between cookies
  4. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 - 10 minutes until the cookies are lightly golden and remove to a baking rack to cool.
  5. Melt dark chocolate with shortening until smooth.
  6. Dip each cookie halfway, shake off excess chocolate, and lay on wax paper until set.
  7. Store between wax paper or freezer to eat in the future.
Recipe by Triple Chocolate Kitchen at https://triplechocolatekitchen.com/dark-chocolate-apricot-cookies/