BETTER FOR YOU FRESH APPLE COOKIES

Better For You Fresh Apple Cookies Recipe

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Joanne Neal

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@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

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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)

How to Make BETTER FOR YOU FRESH APPLE COOKIES

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.

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




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