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Apple Cider Cookies

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Ingredients

Cookie Dough
1 cup (2 sticks room temperature) Butter unsalted
1/2 cup (106 g) Light brown sugar
1/2 cup (99 g) Sugar white
3 TBSP Apple cider
1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
2-3/4 cups (330 g) All purpose flour
1 tsp Baking powder
1/2 tsp Ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp Ground cloves
1/2 tsp All spice
1/4 tsp Kosher Salt
1 apple diced Granny Smith apples
1/2 cup Raisins
1/2 cup Chopped walnuts
To squeeze onto diced apple pieces - Lemon juice
Apple Cider Glaze
1 cup (110 g) Powdered sugar
2 TBSP Apple cider
1/8 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 tsp All spice

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Apple Cider Cookies

The amount of diced apples is up to you. If you like a lot of apples, you can increase the recipe from 1 apple to 1-1/2 apples.

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Ingredients

  • Cookie Dough

  • Apple Cider Glaze

Directions

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Apple cider was always in my refrigerator during the fall months when I was growing up in rural Pennsylvania. We had plenty of apple trees orchards everywhere, and the owners of the orchard stands would make homemade apple cider. It was a cloudy, light brown color that smelled of crisp fall apples.

Since apples are ranked as a good source of vitamins, I wanted to know what benefits apple cider contained. Livestrong has an excellent article.

Of course, to make the yummy cider, you need spices; cinnamon, ground cloves, and allspice (sometimes called a Jamaican Pepper).  I found a great web site that talks about all kinds of spices called Spice Advice.

Please try some of my other apple recipes:

Fresh Apple and Cranberry Cookies

Apple Pie A la Mode Cookies

Applesauce and Walnut Cookies

Here are some of the tools I used for making my cookies:

OXO Good Grips Cookie Scoop, Medium

KitchenAid 4.5 Stand Mixer

My Weight KD-8000

You can make apple cider yourself. I found a few tasty recipes if you would like to try:

 Gimme Some Oven

Sallys Baking Addiction

Delish

 

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Steps

1
Done

Cookie Dough

In a bowl, weigh or measure both sugars and set aside. In another bowl, weigh or measure the flour, baking powder, salt, allspice, cinnamon, and ground cloves, run a whisk through to blend. Dice the Granny apple and squeeze the juice of 1/2 lemon on top to keep them from turning brown.

2
Done

In a mixer, blend the butter and sugars for a couple of minutes at medium speed. Add the apple cider and vanilla extract and mix. Turn the mixer down and add the flour mixture about a third at a time; once the flour is incorporated, turn the mixer off. Add the diced apple, raisins, walnuts, and mix through for about a minute. Wrap the top of the bowl with plastic wrap loosely and refrigerate for about 1/2 hour.

3
Done

Preheat oven to 350°. Using a medium cookie scoop, put 12 scoops onto a parchment-lined cookie pan and bake for 14-16 minutes. Leave the cookies on the pan for a minute or two before moving to a cooling rack.

4
Done

Apple Cider Glaze

Combine powdered sugar, apple cider, cinnamon, and allspice and mix till smooth consistency. After the cookies have cooled, take a 1/2 tsp of glaze and drizzle over each cookie.

Barbara

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