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Grandma's Apple Cookies

Grandma's Apple Cookies

Sally Hutcheson

These cookies can be made either drop style or bar style. You can ice them either with confectioners' sugar or butter cream frosting. They are moist and delicious.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 239 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.9g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 81 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cream the shortening and brown sugar together. Mix in the egg and milk. Stir in the apples. Add the flour, baking soda, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, ground nutmeg. Stir in the nuts and dates.
  3. Either drop spoonfuls of dough onto a lightly greased cookie sheet or spread dough into a 13x18 inch lightly greased jelly roll pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes for the cookies or 20 to 25 minutes for the bars. Let cool then ice, if desired.
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Reviews

LillysMom
22
6/10/2003

DELICIOUS !!! I didn't use the dates or walnuts and instead used 2 cups of apple. VERY moist. Yummy with a light sour cream icing.

Baricat
18
6/20/2006

Moist and good keepers(if you hide them!). Substituted raisins for the dates. For a quick way to dress them up, if you don't have time to make frosting, simply shake cinnamon sugar over the cookies before putting them in the oven. Can't keep these around!

Kris
15
9/8/2009

Yummmmm!!!! Perfect to make when you have lots of apples from your apple tree....I subbed an additional cup of apples instead of the dates and frosted with cream cheese frosting.