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                              APRICOT KOLACHY
 
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 Serving Size  : 24   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Desserts
                 Low-cal
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -FHMN87A
    1       tb           Active dry yeast
      1/4   c            Lukewarm water
      1/4   c            + 2 T sugar
      1/4   c            Margarine
    2                    Eggs
      1/2   ts           Lemon extract
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1       c            Water
    3 1/2   c            To 4 C Flour
   24                    Dried apricots or prunes
      1/2   ts           Cinnamon
 
   Dissolve the yeast in the 1/4 cup of warm water. Add the 1/4 cup of
   sugar and margarine. When the margarine is soft, add the salt,eggs,
   lemon extract, 1/2 cup of water, and 3 cups of the flour. Beat until
   thoroughly blended. Place on a floured surface and knead in extra
   flour to make a soft, smooth dough. Transfer to a lightly oiled bowl,
   cover with a damp cloth, let rise until doubled in bulk. (about 1
   hour) Meanwhile, cook the apricots in the remaining 1/2 cup of water
   for 15 to 20 minutes, or until softened. Puree. Add the cinnamon and
   the remaining 2 Tablespoons of sugar and mix well. Cool until needed.
   Punch the dough down and let rest for 5 minutes. Roll out on a
   floured,surface to approximately 1/2 inch thick and cut into 2-inch
   circles. Place a spoonful of the apricot (or prune) purr in the
   center. Place on an oiled baking sheet. Let rise for 15 minutes. Bake
   in a 400 F oven for 10 to 15 minutes, or until browned. From The ADA
   Holiday Cookbook by Dr. Betty Wedman. 1 serving ñ bread, 1/2 fat
   and 1/2 fruit exchange. ñ14 Cal, 20 CHO, 3 PRO, 3 FAT, 79 Na, 81 K,
   23 Chol
  
 
 
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