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Aunt Odie's Fresh Apple Glazed Cookies

Total Time: 15 minutes
Aunt Odie's Fresh Apple Glazed Cookies

A delicious Teach Family recipe!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 1/3 cups brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground clove
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg, or pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped apples
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup apple juice or milk
  • 1 cup chopped dates or raisins

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (174 degrees C)

  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening, brown sugar and egg. Sift together flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, baking powder, cloves, nutmeg.

  3. To the first mixture add 1/2 of dry mixture. Then add apples, nuts, juice and dates. Add other half of dry mixture.

  4. Drop by spoon on greased cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes.

GLAZE

  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 1/2 tbs light cream or apple cider
  • 1 tbs melted butter
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla

Mix together all ingredients in medium bowl and drizzle over freshly baked cookies while still warm.

Recipe courtesy of Teach Family Recipe