Fresh Apple Cookies Recipe

Fresh Apple Cookies picture


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Granulated sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Firmly packed brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Egg1 Large
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Lemon extract1⁄4 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Grated apple2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Ground cinnamon1 Teaspoon (For Topping)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 933 Calories from Fat 445

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g77.7%

Saturated Fat 21.4 g106.9%

Trans Fat 3.4 g

Cholesterol 113.3 mg

Sodium 643.4 mg26.8%

Total Carbohydrates 115 g38.2%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g17.8%

Sugars 62.1 g

Protein 9 g17.2%

Vitamin A 16.3% Vitamin C 6.8%

Calcium 24.9% Iron 21.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat oven moderately hot to 350°F (180°C).
2) Grease cookie sheets with butter.

3) For the Electric Mixer Method, cream butter and shortening in a bowl.
4) Beat in sugar till fluffy.
5) Beat in egg and extracts.
6) In a medium bowl mix thoroughly flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
7) Blend slowly to the creamed mixture and mix completely.
8) Beat in grated apple.
9) For the Food Processor Method, begin with grating apples with grating blade to yield 2 cups.
10) Set aside the apples.
11) Cream butter and shortening with metal blade.
12) Blend in sugar.
13) Add egg and extracts while the processor is running and blend well.
14) In a medium bowl mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
15) Add one half of the quantity at a time to the workbowl and blend well.
16) Blend apple and pulse in batter.
17) Drop one teaspoons at a time on the prepared cookie sheets.
18) Bake for 12-15 minutes until brown.
19) Sprinkle ground cinnamon on top when still hot.
20) Cool on wire racks.

21) Serve cold.