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Butterscotch Apple Cookies

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"Butterscotch and apple are such a great combination, these cookies are to die for!!"
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Ingredients

servings 369 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 1/2 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease cookie sheets.
  2. Mix together flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.
  3. Beat brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with apple juice. Stir in 1 1/2 cups butterscotch chips, apple and 1/2 cup walnuts. Drop by slightly rounded tablespoon onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly browned. Let stand 2 minutes; cool on wire racks.
  5. While the cookies cool make the butterscotch glaze: Melt remaining butterscotch chips and 2 tablespoons butter in small, heavy saucepan over lowest possible heat.
  6. When the butter and chips have melted remove the pan from heat and stir in 1 cup confectioners' sugar and 1 1/2 tablespoon apple juice until the glaze is smooth. Spread the glaze on the cooled cookies and sprinkle with remaining walnuts.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 369 calories; 16.7 g fat; 50.3 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 31 mg cholesterol; 218 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Excellent recipe - the boyfriend keeps requesting them! A unique cookie with a nice, chewy/cakey texture that I really liked. After reading other reviews, I skipped the glaze, and they tasted ju...

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A nice cookie, but I'd prefer to taste a lot more apple, and a little less butterscotch morsel. It's extreme sweetness overpowered the more subtle apple flavor (and I didn't even bother with the...

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Excellent recipe - the boyfriend keeps requesting them! A unique cookie with a nice, chewy/cakey texture that I really liked. After reading other reviews, I skipped the glaze, and they tasted ju...

Absolutely Delicious! I took the advice of others and used the juice from my apples but the dough still looked a bit runny, so I put about a cup of oatmeal in the food processor to make it a fin...

my husband is a cookie guy and he voted these the best i've ever made, which is a huge compliment! i followed everyone's advice to nix the frosting, add more apples (and no juice) and decrease t...

A nice cookie, but I'd prefer to taste a lot more apple, and a little less butterscotch morsel. It's extreme sweetness overpowered the more subtle apple flavor (and I didn't even bother with the...

Great alternitave for the average cookie! Something new and delicious! Substuting 2 egg whites for the 1 egg, reducing the butter to 8 TBSP,and adding a few tbsp of applesauce, I reduced the fa...

These were good, soft cookies. It's nice to have a different flavor than normal. I made half a recipe and still got 36 cookies easily. I made them teaspoon-full size. I also only made a quar...

I loved these. When I made them the dough seemed too runny to make into cookies and I was running out of time so I put it into a 9"x13" pan and baked it that way then frosted with the glaze. The...

Okay, I'm not much a fan of non-chocolate and cakey dessert stuff, but I've gotta say these were really good. I took the advice of other reviewers and used only 1 cup of sugar & 1 cup of chips; ...

Was looking for a non-chocolate cookie. This was perfect. My nephew, who is very VERY picky, could not stop eating them.