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Apricot Muffins

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Apricot Muffins
Apricot Muffins

1 cup chopped dried apricots
1 cup boiling water
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Soak apricots in water for 5 minutes.

In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter until fluffy. Add sour cream; mix well. Combine dry ingredients; stir into creamed mixture just until moistened. Drain apricots, discarding liquid. Fold apricots, orange peel and nuts into batter.

Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full.

Bake at 400° for 18-20 minutes or until muffins test done.

Cool 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack.

Yield: about 1 dozen.



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