2015 Recipe Contest Submissions

Apple Cookies


2 cups flour, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, 1 tsp baking soda, 1/2 cup shortening, 1 and 1/3 cup brown sugar, 1 cup raisins, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp gr. cloves, 1 egg, 1 cup chopped nuts, 1 peeled apple, chopped, 1/4 cup milk


Sift dry ingredients into separate bowl. Cream shortening and brown sugar. Add egg and mix well. Add dry ingredients and milk. Stir by hand until mixed. Add nuts, apple and raisins. Mix well. Drop by rounded tsp onto baking sheet. Bake in preheated 400 degree oven for 11-14 minutes. PUt on cooling rack.

ICING: 1 and 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1/4 tsp vanilla, 1 TBS butter, 2 and 1/2 Tbs cream. Mix well and spread on cooled cookies.

Pat Huth