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Saturday, August 26, 2006 Iced Apple Cookies: Cookie Recipes

Iced apple Cookies
Thanks to Dorina for this recipe~
Makes 15 four-inch cookies

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 1/3 cups firmly packed brown sugar
¾ cup plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1 large egg
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup finely chopped and peeled apple (red delicious)
1 cup raisins
½ cup plus 2 tablespoons apple cider
3 cups confectioner’ sugar

Preheat oven to 350F. Combine the flower, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, cloves,, and nutmeg in a medium bowl. Cream the sugar and ¾ cup butter in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Add the egg and beat until incorporated. Gradually add the flour mixture and beat until combined. Stir in the pecans, raisins, apples and ¼ cup apple cider.

Drop by heaping tablespoon, 2 inches apart, onto parchment-lined baking sheets. Flatten each mound slightly and bake – 18 – 22 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

In a small bowl, stir together the sugar, remaining cider and butter until smooth. Drizzle about 1 tablespoon of icing over each cookie. Store in airtight container for up to four days.

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