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Fresh Apple Cookies

These cookies are a nice alternative to bars or squares

  1. 2 cups flour
  2. 1 tsp. baking soda
  3. 1/2 cup butter, softened
  4. 1 1/3 cups packed brown sugar
  5. 1/2 tsp. salt
  6. 1 tsp. cinnamon
  7. 1 tsp. ground cloves
  8. 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  9. 1 egg, beaten
  10. 1/4 cup apple juice or milk
  11. 1 cup chopped apples
  12. 1/2 – 1 cup chopped nuts
  13. 1 cup raisins
Vanilla Glaze
  1. 1 cup icing sugar
  2. 1 Tbsp. butter, softened
  3. 1/4 tsp. vanilla
  4. 1/4 tsp. salt
  5. 1 1/2 Tbsp. milk
  1. To make cookies: Preheat oven to 375 F. Combine flour and baking soda in medium bowl. In a large bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, cloves nutmeg and egg. Add half the flour to the butter mixture and blend well. Mix in juice or milk. Add the apples, nuts and raisins to the remaining flour. Add this apple mixture to the butter mixture. Drop by spoonfuls on greased cookie sheets and bake for 10 minutes or until cookies are firm.
  2. To make glaze: Blend all ingredients together until smooth. While cookies are hot, spread with vanilla glaze. Makes 3 dozen.
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This recipe is available in the book The Best of the Best and More.

This recipe is available in the book The Complete Best of Bridge Cookbooks Volume Three.