Glazed Fresh Apple Cookies

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Sharon Colyer

By
@Cmom02

My mom gave this recipe to me, handwritten. I had forgotten about having it. But I 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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What a fantastic old-fashioned recipe. Moist, tender and packed with different flavors and textures, we adored these cookies. Pecans add a nice crunch. Raisins give the cookie a bit of chew. The perfect balance of spices goes really well with the bites of apple. A sweet, thick glaze on top is the perfect touch. These cookies will be delicious on any dessert tray. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 5-6 dozen
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Glazed Fresh Apple Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets.
  • 2Soak raisins in hot water, until ready to use; then drain.
  • 3Cream butter (or shortening) and sugar, with electric mixer, until sugar is dissolved.
  • 4Add egg, and mix well.
  • 5Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • 6Add to creamed mixture, a half of a cup, at a time, while stirring with a wooden spoon.
  • 7Drain raisins. Then, fold in apples, nuts, and raisins. Add apple juice (or milk), and mix well.
  • 8Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.
  • 9Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until done. Makes 5-6 dozen.
  • 10GLAZE: Mix together sifted powdered sugar and all other ingredients.
  • 11Spread on cookies, while still hot. Sprinkle with colored sugar crystals or other decorations, if desired for the holidays.

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About Glazed Fresh Apple Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: A is for Apple
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy




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