Apple Butter Cookies

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Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

I've found that whole wheat flour works well when combined with fruit or vegetable purees - like carrot cake, zucchini bread, banana bread, pumpkin loaves, and these cookies. So enjoy using whole grains and eating your sweets!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
about 3 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1/2 c
brown sugar (or xylitol sweetener)
3 Tbsp
butter, softened
1/2 c
sorghum
1
egg
1/2 c
apple butter
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ginger
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/4 c
hot water
2 1/2 c
whole wheat flour (approximate)

How to Make Apple Butter Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • 2Cream together brown sugar, butter, and sorghum. Add egg and apple butter; beat until well blended.
  • 3Stir baking soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg into hot water. Stir into creamed mixture, blending thoroughly. Add the flour and mix well.
  • 4Drop dough from a teaspoon onto ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with baker's sugar, or flatten with a glass dipped in granulated sugar.
  • 5Bake for 10-12 minutes. Cool 5 minutes on pans, then remove to wire rack to finish cooling.
  • 6If you like, add a little more flour (maybe 1/4 cup) and you can form these into balls and roll in granulated sugar. That's what I did with the ones in the picture.

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About Apple Butter Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy




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