Dried Apricot Ginger Shortbread

J Vineyards & Winery has been at the forefront of the wine and food experience since our first tasting program launched in 1999. All of the recipes have been created by our J Culinary Team to pair perfectly with our exceptional portfolio of varietal and sparkling wines.

Serves 8-10


1 cup unsalted butter
½ cup sugar
¼ cup chopped, dried apricots
1 tablespoon finely minced fresh ginger
2 cups of flour
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 350°. Combine butter and sugar in a mixer bowl. Mix with a paddle at low speed for 3 minutes. Add apricots and fresh ginger. Mix well. Add flour, ground ginger, cinnamon and salt and mix to form a dough.

Roll dough on floured board. Press into a lightly greased 13" x 9" x 2" baking dish. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes. Let cool for 1 hour. Turn out on a dry cutting board surface. Cut into desired shapes.


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