It's fall so let's enjoy the fruits of the season with these wonderful cookies. One of our daily subscribers won first prize at her local county fair this year with this recipe.
1/2 Cup butter, softened
2/3 Cup sugar
2/3 Cup brown sugar
1/4 Cup apple juice
2 1/4 Cup flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 Tsp. baking soda
1/2 Tsp. nutmeg
1 Cup apples, peeled (2 GRANNY SMITHS), finely chopped
1 Cup walnuts, chopped
1/4 Cup butter, softened
3 Cups powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
3-4 Tbs. apple juice
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a mixing bowl cream the butter and the sugars together.
Beat in the egg and apple juice.
Combine the dry ingredients in a small bowl and gradually add the dry ingredients to the sugar mix, blend well and then add the apples and walnuts.
Place on a greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
Bake at 375 degrees for 13 minutes or until golden brown
Place on wire rack to cool.
Add the sugar, butter, vanilla and apple juice together and mix until smooth. Frost cookies.