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.

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Servings:
18
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • ½ cup shortening

  • 1 ⅓ cups packed brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (Optional)

  • 1 cup apples - peeled, cored and finely diced

  • 1 cup raisins

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 ½ cups sifted confectioners' sugar

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 ½ tablespoons half-and-half cream

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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

289 Calories
11g Fat
46g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 289
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 151mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 32g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 146mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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