Better For You Fresh Apple Cookies Recipe

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BETTER FOR YOU FRESH APPLE COOKIES

Joanne Neal

By
@GrandmaJ3

I was an elementary school secretary for 12 years while my sons were in school and this recipe came from the PTO cookbooklet they published. I make this fairly often but especially in the fall when the new apples come out. Enjoy

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
6 doz. med. size cookies

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
white wheat or whole wheat flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
3/4 c
shortening
3/4 c
splenda brown sugar
3/4 c
light brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon
3/4 tsp
ground cloves
3/4 tsp
nutmeg
2
eggs
1 1/2 c
chopped walnuts
1 1/2 c
chopped unpeeled apples
1/2 c
raisins
1/2 c
milk
3/4 tsp
maple flavoring (optional)

Step-By-Step

1Mix flours and baking soda together. Mix shortening, brown sugars, salt, spices and eggs until well blended.
2Add flour mixture, nuts, raisins and apples. Blend in milk and maple flavoring, if using.
3Drop by large spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 400 deg. for 11-14 minutes until medium brown in color. Cool on racks.
4There is a glaze if you choose to use it. Blend 1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar, 1 Tbl. margarine or crisco, 1/4 tsp. vanilla 1 1/2 Tbl. milk. If desired, 1/2 to 3/4 tsp. of maple flavoring can be added to glaze. Sread on cookies while warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Other Tag: Healthy