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Apple Doodles Recipe
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Apple Doodles Recipe

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This originally started as an apple cake recipe. But I worked it into a recipe for cookies and have been making them this way ever since. It's a nice way to feature fall's delicious produce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:42 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 42 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter-flavored shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup finely chopped peeled tart apple
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 72 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir half into the creamed mixture. Stir in the apple, walnuts if desired and remaining flour mixture.
  2. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 3 in. apart onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 3-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Apple Doodles in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p43

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 72 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 14, 2011

Were somewhat dry, just add a little more milk. Turned out very soft. Excellent fall snack.

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Reviewed Nov. 10, 2011

Even though the cookies turned out really yummy, I had a hard time stirring the dough and found I had to add a bit more.

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Reviewed Nov. 3, 2011

Great flavor! YUM!!!

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Reviewed Sep. 19, 2011

These cookies are excellent! I used butter instead of the butter-flavored shortening. The cookies came out very soft.

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Reviewed Sep. 18, 2011

Mine came out very dry. They fell apart when you picked them up, I thought they could have been a lot more moist.

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