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Sweet Glazed Apple Cookies with Oats and Walnuts. The perfect recipe for fall! thewoodenskillet.com

Sweet Glazed Apple Cookies + Oats and Walnuts


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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • `/4 Teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup apple juice or cider
  • 1 1/2 chopped, unpeeled apple
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/4 cup oats (for topping)
  • Glaze:
  • 2 Tablespoons milk (almond milk works great)
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 Teaspoon vanilla
  • dash of salt

Instructions

  1. Place brown sugar and shortening in stand mixer and mix on low until well combined.
  2. Mix in egg until fluff, on med-low for approx. 3-5 minutes.
  3. In separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and cloves.
  4. Turn mixer on low and slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients.
  5. Then slowly add in apple juice.
  6. If mixture seems too dry, add additional apple juice.
  7. By hand, stir in apples, raisins and walnuts.
  8. Drop rounded teaspoons onto a greased cookie sheet and bake at 400 for 7-8 minutes.
  9. Glaze:
  10. Using stand mixer or simply a mixing bowl and whisk, mix together powdered sugar, milk, butter, vanilla and salt.
  11. Whisk or mix until smooth.
  12. Once you remove cookies from oven, let cool slightly, then sprinkle some raw oats over them and glaze cookies as much or as little as you would like.