Empire Apricot Cookies – Honor the Fathers

Make empire apricot cookies to honor the fathers in your life. Yes, this is an easy and no fuss recipe. Father’s Day Cookies Delight is about to happen…

making empire apricot cookies for fathers day
making empire apricot cookies for fathers day

Hello my dear readers,

Our recipe today is for all fathers who like cookies.

Pair cookies with a special beer tasting and you have the winner.

Yes, cookies + beer = Happy Fathers Day!

BTW, not just any cookies.

Our selection is very specific.

Empire cookies with apricot jam.

Can you feel your father smiling…and if not … well we have some other option. (keep reading)

So, let’s start with our first step which is always shopping.

You need to buy the following ingredients:

  • butter
  • icing sugar
  • eggs
  • flour
  • apricot jam
  • almond and vanilla extract

Super simple, don’t you think.

Our next step is…

how to make empire apricot cookies
how to make empire apricot cookies from 5starcookies

Making Empire Apricot Cookies

Ingredients

1 cup butter, unsalted

3/4 cup icing sugar

2 egg yolks

1 whole egg

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

2 +1/2+ 1/8 cups flour (AP)

Apricot jam

Icing

1 1/2 cups icing sugar

3 TBSP warm water

1/2 TBSP almond extract

INSTRUCTIONS

Line baking trays with parchment paper.

Set aside.

Beat 1 cup butter and 3/4 cup icing sugar until smooth. (about 2 minutes)

Add egg yolks,whole egg and vanilla extract and mix for about 1 minute.

Add sifted flour and stir until blended.

Shape into a disc and wrap in plastic wrap.

Chill for about 3 hours.

After chilling….

Time to play with your dough…

Roll it out to 1/4 inch thick.

Cut out the cookies using any cookie cutter you like.

Place the cookies on the baking tray with 1 inch space between them.

Bake cookies at 350 F for 10 minutes.

(it should be lightly browned around the edges)

Cool the cookies.

Spread half of the cookies with 1/2 TBSP apricot jam and top with remaining cookies.

Repeat with the remaining cookies.

Icing

Combine icing sugar, almond extract and enough hot water to make a thin icing.

Frost tops of cookies and decorate with sprinkles, color sugar, dry apricot.

Allow icing to dry. (about 1 hour)

Keep them in airtight container. (3 days)

Enjoy and share.

empire apricot cookies - easy recipe for Fathers day
empire apricot cookies – easy recipe for Fathers day

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empire apricot cookies - easy recipe for Fathers day

Making Empire Apricot Cookies

Yield: 20 cookies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Empire Apricot Cookies + beer = Happy Fathers Day!

This is an easy and no fuss recipe with simple ingredients.

Enjoy and share the best homemade cookies.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, unsalted
  • 3/4 cup icing sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 +1/2+ 1/8 cups flour (AP)
  • Apricot jam
  • Icing
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • 3 TBSP warm water
  • 1/2 TBSP almond extract

Instructions

    Line baking trays with parchment paper.

    Set aside.

    Beat 1 cup butter and 3/4 cup icing sugar until smooth. (about 2 minutes)

    Add egg yolks,whole egg and vanilla extract and mix for about 1 minute.

    Add sifted flour and stir until blended.

    Shape into a disc and wrap in plastic wrap.

    Chill for about 3 hours.

    After chilling….

    Time to play with your dough…

    Roll it out to 1/4 inch thick.

    Cut out the cookies using any cookie cutter you like.

    Place the cookies on the baking tray with 1 inch space between them.

    Bake cookies at 350 F for 10 minutes.

    (it should be lightly browned around the edges)

    Cool the cookies.

    Spread half of the cookies with 1/2 TBSP apricot jam and top with remaining cookies.

    Repeat with the remaining cookies.

    Icing

    Combine icing sugar, almond extract and enough hot water to make a thin icing.

    Frost tops of cookies and decorate with sprinkles, color sugar, dry apricot.

    Allow icing to dry. (about 1 hour)

    Keep them in airtight container. (3 days)

Empire Apricot Cookies – Big Oversized Cookies

From this recipe you can make big, oversized treats.

Important: You can buy bigger size cookie cutter at the Winners or just check amazon.

Also, you can use different shapes. Check the picture below.

From the recipe above you will get about 14 large cookies.

The baking time for this cookies were 10 minutes and 30 seconds.

If you use 3 inch cookie cutter the baking time is 11 minutes. (or was for me)

Which apricot jam did I use?

Compliments – Pure Apricot Jam

apricot jam I used
apricot jam I used

Other Cookies for Father’s Day

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CHECK THE LINK

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Empire cookies from the best food blog 5starcookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies-Beat Bobby Flay

In case your father loves Bobby Flay check this recipe

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perfect chocolate chip cookies from bobby flay and the best food blog 5starcookies

If your father doesn’t like cookies … how about Puffed Wheat Chocolate

Check this amazing and easy recipe – LINK

puffed wheat chocolate for fathers day
fathers day gift – puffed wheat chocolate

Also, don’t forget to by the beer for your father. Just check the link from 5 star cookies…

Oktoberfest in your hair – Beer Festival for your alcoholic hair

Hair Growth Recipe from the best food blog 5starcookies
Hair Growth Recipe from the best food blog 5starcookies

So, buy beer for your hair and your father. (double win)

enjoy and share empire cookies with apricot jam
enjoy and share empire cookies with apricot jam

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Love and hugs

from your

Cookie

See you soon…

Don’t forget…

Be KIND… Always.

empire apricot cookies - easy recipe for Fathers day
empire apricot cookies – easy recipe for Fathers day

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