Brown Sugar Apple Cookies

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1
medium apple, chopped (1 cup)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375ºF. Grease cookie sheet with shortening.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat brown sugar, butter and egg with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. On low speed, beat in flour, nutmeg, salt and baking soda. Stir in apple. Onto cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart.
  • 3
    Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Store cooled cookies loosely covered.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Always be sure to pack brown sugar tightly into the measuring cup; it’s especially important in baked recipes like this one.
  • Vary this quick cookie by using different fresh fruits-- or even vegetables-- that you might have on hand. Good substitutions for the apple include pears, bananas, zucchini and carrots.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
115
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
0%
Saturated Fat
1g
0%
Cholesterol
10mg
0%
Sodium
80mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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