Glazed Fresh Apple Cookies Recipe

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Glazed Fresh Apple Cookies

Sharon Colyer

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@Cmom02

My mom gave this recipe to me, handwritten. I had forgotten about having it. But, found it today, when looking through recipes. I remember her making them in the winter, but they can be made anytime!


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Serves:

Makes 5-6 dozen

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
hot water
1 c
raisins
shortening for greasing pans
1/2 c
real butter or vegetable shortening
1 1/3 c
light brown sugar, packed
1
egg
2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1 c
tart apple, unpared, finely chopped
1 c
chopped pecans or walnuts
1/4 c
apple juice or milk
* * * * * * *
glaze
1 1/2 c
powdered sugar, sifted
1 Tbsp
real butter, softened
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
1/8 tsp
salt (omit, if butter is salted)
2 1/2 Tbsp
light cream or milk
(colored sugar crystals or decorations, if desired for holidays)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets.
2
Soak raisins in hot water, until ready to use, then drain.
3
Cream butter (or shortening) and sugar, with electric mixer, until sugar is dissolved. Add egg, and mix well.
4
Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add to creamed mixture, a half of a cup, at a time, while stirring with a wooden spoon.
5
Drain raisins. Then, fold in apples, nuts, and raisins. Add apple juice (or milk), and mix well.
6
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake, for 10 to 15 minutes, or until done. Makes 5-6 dozen.
7
GLAZE: Mix together sifted powder sugar and all other ingredients. Spread on cookies, while still hot. (Sprinkle with colored sugar crystals or other decorations, if desired for the holidays.)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy