Glazed Apple Cookies

Glazed Apple Cookies

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"Spicy cookies that everyone loves. I've mailed them before and they mail beautifully. I've been making these for about 25 years, and never met anyone yet who didn't like them."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 289 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 11.4 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.7g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 151 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Beat shortening and brown sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and blend thoroughly.
  2. Stir together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg.
  3. Stir half the dry ingredients into creamed mixture. Stir in nuts, apple and raisins, then stir in remaining half of dry ingredients and milk. Mix well.
  4. Drop from tablespoon 1 1/2 inches apart onto lightly greased baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 10-12 minutes. Remove cookies to racks and while still warm, spread with glaze.
  5. To make Glaze: Combine powdered sugar, butter, vanilla and enough cream to make glaze of spreading consistency. Beat until smooth. Spread on warm cookies.
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Good recipe! Per other reviewers, I did the following: replaced the shortening with butter/margarine, used 1/2 tsp baking soda + 1/2 tsp baking powder, used skim milk in place of half-and-half...

I made these last week. Oh my GOSH, these are SOOO good. My hubby and I both loved them! I used margarine rather than shortening as margarine tends to help keep cookies from spreading out too th...

This is a great tasting soft cookie, cakelike rather than crispy. They remained soft even after leaving them out awhile to let the cookies cool before glazing. The cookies also stayed out on t...