Apple-walnut drop cookies

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cups All-purpose flour; sifted
1½ teaspoon Baking soda
¾ cup Soft shortening
2 cups Light brown sugar; packed
¾ teaspoon Salt
1½ teaspoon Ground cinnamon
1½ teaspoon Ground cloves
¾ teaspoon Ground nutmeg
2 \N Whole eggs
1½ cup Chopped walnuts
1½ cup Apple; chopped finely, unpaired
1½ cup Dark raisins; chopped
½ cup Apple juice or milk GLAZE (below)
2 cups Confectioners sugar; sifted
1½ tablespoon Butter or margarine; softened
½ teaspoon Vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon Salt
¼ cup Milk

GLAZE

1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Lightly grease several cookie sheets.

2. sift flour with baking soda. Mix shortening, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and eggs until well blended.

3. Stir in half of flour mixture, then nuts, apple, and raisins. Blend in apple juice or milk, then remaining flour mixture.

4. Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough onto cookie sheets, 2 inches apart.

5. Bake 11 to 14 minutes, or until done. While cookies are still hot, spread thinly with Glaze. Decorate with bits of apple as pictured, if desired. Makes 3½ to 4 dozen.

GLAZE:

1. In small bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well.

2. Use to glaze Apple-Walnut Drop Cookies.

Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 301 by "Diane Geary" <diane@...> on Nov 24, 1997

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