TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES: 18 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup chopped peeled apples
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips or butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • GLAZE:
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 289 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 158mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in cream and egg. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture. Fold in the apples, chips and nuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets.
  2. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes. Do not overbake. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. For glaze, combine all ingredients; spread over cooled cookies. Yield: about 3 dozen.
Originally published as Apple-Chip Cookies in Grandma's Great Desserts Cookbook 1992, p59

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3monkeymom User ID: 3625417 20609
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2011

"I made these using butterscotch chips and they were very good. The cookie alone doesn't have a lot of flavor, I did add cinnamon to the dough as well. The icing (mine was too thick for glaze) added the extra flavor I was looking for, so definitely make the glaze for them!"

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