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Ginger fruit cookies

ginger flavored cookie slices filled with dried and glace fruits."

Ingredients

3 cups flour
1 cup sugar or Splenda
2 heaped tsp ginger
1 heaped tsp cinnamon
2 eggs [beaten and save 2 tablespoons for the topping]
2 Tablespoons oil
2 tsp orange rind
1/4 lb melted butter with 2 Tablespoons syrup melted and cooled.
1/2 tsp baking soda dissolved in a little hot water.

Filling:
Apricot jam, coconut and mixed dried fruit .If preferred add cut up glace fruits and chopped pecan nuts as well, but reduce the dried fruit.

Topping:
Cinnamon and sugar mixed together.


Instructions

Add everything together except the filling and knead till blended.
Cut dough into 4. Roll out each one in an oblong shape 5-6 inches wide and 9 inches long. Spread thin layer of jam, sprinkle coconut and dried fruits. Take a spatula and lift sides to center closing dough at each end and down the middle. Lift by hand onto a baking sheet .Glaze with remaining beaten egg and sprinkle with cinnamon/sugar mixture. Bake at 350* for 35 minutes. While hot, slice on the diagonal 1 inch thick. Cool. 24 -30 cookie slices. Keeps well in a cookie tin.

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Servings

12

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

no nutrition information available