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Chocolate-Apricot Filled Flakies

Chocolate-Apricot Filled Flakies Recipe

Delicious combination!

Ingredients

For the filling:


6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate


1/2 cup apricot preserves



For the dough:


1/2 cup milk


3 cups flour


1 tablespoon sugar


1/2 teaspoon salt


1 cup shortening, cold


1 package active dry yeast


1 egg, beaten


1 teaspoon grated lemon zest


powdered sugar

Method

Preheat oven to 350 F.
Place chocolate in the top of a double boiler over hot

water and

melt. Stir in apricot preserves. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Scald the

milk and

allow to cool until lukewarm.
Combine flour, sugar, and salt. Cut in the shortening

until

the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add the yeast to the warm milk. Stir milk,

egg, and

lemon zest into the flour mixture.
Divide into four parts.
Sprinkle powdered

sugar lightly<

onto work surface. Turn out one portion of dough onto work surface, sprinkle

dough

lightly with powdered sugar and roll to 1/8" thickness. Cut into rounds

with 2 1/2"

diameter round cutter. Place 1/2 teaspoon filling in the center of each round

and fold

over. Seal edges.
Bake 12-15 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar.
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