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Grandma's Apple Cookies Recipe

Grandma's Apple Cookies

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"These cookies can be made either drop style or bar style. You can ice them either with confectioners' sugar or butter cream frosting. They are moist and delicious."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cream the shortening and brown sugar together. Mix in the egg and milk. Stir in the apples. Add the flour, baking soda, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, ground nutmeg. Stir in the nuts and dates.
  3. Either drop spoonfuls of dough onto a lightly greased cookie sheet or spread dough into a 13x18 inch lightly greased jelly roll pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes for the cookies or 20 to 25 minutes for the bars. Let cool then ice, if desired.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 10, 2003

DELICIOUS !!! I didn't use the dates or walnuts and instead used 2 cups of apple. VERY moist. Yummy with a light sour cream icing.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 17, 2009

These tasted good - but didn't hold together nicely. I don't think I would make them again.

 

20 Ratings

Jun 20, 2006

Moist and good keepers(if you hide them!). Substituted raisins for the dates. For a quick way to dress them up, if you don't have time to make frosting, simply shake cinnamon sugar over the cookies before putting them in the oven. Can't keep these around!

 
Sep 08, 2009

Yummmmm!!!! Perfect to make when you have lots of apples from your apple tree....I subbed an additional cup of apples instead of the dates and frosted with cream cheese frosting.

 
Oct 19, 2008

People really seemed to like these, I wasn't a huge fan. They were kind of cakelike and moist. But they tasted good. Maybe I'll have to try them again.

 
Sep 21, 2009

I made this in bar form and instead of using dates & raisins I used dried cranberries and white chocolate chips. The consistency is more like a cake than a cookie. They were very moist. I think if I made it again I'd use real butter instead of shortening and maybe more spices.

 
Mar 14, 2011

This cookie is amazing!!! They taste like a pumpkin cookie with the twist of apples... Definitely my new favorite cookie. Thanks for the recipe

 
Sep 27, 2010

I put 2 cups of apples in cause we had a whole bunch to use up that we picked about two weeks ago. I also added about a cup of chocolate chips and skipped the nuts and dates all together. I put it in the conventional oven and its taking longer than 10 minutes to bake, I think it's just my oven thats the problem, but they sure smell good!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 239 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.9 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 1.7 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 81 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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