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


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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)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix flours and baking soda together. Mix shortening, brown sugars, salt, spices and eggs until well blended.
2
Add flour mixture, nuts, raisins and apples. Blend in milk and maple flavoring, if using.
3
Drop by large spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 400 deg. for 11-14 minutes until medium brown in color. Cool on racks.
4
There 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