Apple-crisp cookies

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Shortening
½ cup Butter or margarine
1½ cup Brown sugar; packed
1 cup Sugar
1 pack Instant spiced apple flavored drink mix
1 tablespoon Ground cinnamon
1½ teaspoon Baking powder
1½ teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Salt
3 \N Eggs
2 teaspoons Vanilla
3 cups All-purpose flour
3 cups Quick-cooking oats
1½ cup Raisins
1½ cup Dried apple pieces; chopped

1. In an extra-large mixing bowl beat together the shortening and margarine or butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.

Add brown sugar, granulated sugar, instant drink mix, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Beat till combined, scraping the sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in eggs and vanilla till combined. Beat in as much flour as you can with the mixer. Using a wooden spoon, stir in any remaining flour, oats, raisins, and dried apples.

2. Drop dough from a rounded teaspoon 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 350 degree oven about 12 minutes or till lightly browned.

Remove from cookie sheet and cool on a wire rack.

This recipe earned Kimberly Kurkovic of Jefferson, Ohio, $200 in the magazine's monthly contest.

Better Homes And Gardens Annual Recipes 1997 ISBN: 0-696-20726-5 Better Homes And Gardens has been giving us cooking tips and recipes for the past 75 years. This cookbook is in celebration of tho se 75 years. It is full of recipes they have reviewed and renewed. Also the cooking traditions that have warmed the souls of Americans. You will find recipes that are claimed to be forever-favorites. The recipes in this book have been tested thoroughly in the home-style kitchens at Better Homes and Gardens. This cookbook has recipes for fast meals--start to finish---in 30 minutes or less. Recipes that are low fat, no more than 10 grams of fat per serving. Also recipes that have earned top honors in Better Homes and Gardens monthly Prize Tested Recipe contest.

Recipe by: Better Homes And Gardens Annual Recipes 1997 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by "Marie Smith" <crafty1@...> on Apr 28, 1998

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