Cookie rounds hollowed out and filled with a delicious fruity filling and looks like a miniature peach.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 cup white sugar
- 3/4 cup vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 eggs
- 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup apricot preserves
- 1/2 cup chopped almonds
- 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 2 tablespoons instant tea powder
- 2 1/2 tablespoons brandy
- 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 cup red decorator sugar
- 1/2 cup orange decorator sugar
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C).
Combine sugar, oil, milk, eggs, baking powder and vanilla in large bowl. Blend in enough flour to form a soft dough.
Roll into walnut size balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheets
Bake for 15-20 minutes. Cookies will be pale. Remove to rack to cool.
Hollow out cookie center. Reserve crumbs. Combine 2 cups crumbs, preserves, almonds, cream cheese, instant tea powder, brandy and cinnamon. Mix to blend.
Fill cookies with crumb mixture. Press 2 cookies together to form peach.
Brush lightly with brandy or water and dip one spot in the red sugar for blush and roll entire cookie in orange sugar. Top with a icing leaf or purchase the plastic peach leaves.