If you are learning how to make apple cookie recipes, it really does not matter what type of apples you use in these recipes or others as they will add to any flavor. You might decide to chop up a few fresh apples in one of your recipes, maybe a few canned apples or even applesauce; these are all great to add to cookies, cakes, etc. All will enhance the flavor and texture.
When learning how to make apple cookie recipes there are certain ingredients that
apples blend extra well with. If making another plain cookie you might
even decide to throw in apples as an extra ingredient to vary the
cookie. I do this quite often and the results are very good. Not to say
that you can’t add apples to any recipe but some are better than
Learn how to make apple cookie recipe simply by adding apples to other recipes; oatmeal
cookies makes a very common and good combination producing a delicious
moist cookie. Crisp apples chopped in cookies with nuts or raisins (or
both) creates great tasting cookies. For an extra special flavor chop
an apple finely into the dough of fruit and nut cookies; I also do this
in bread recipes.
In any cookie recipe already containing some kind of fruit a small amount of chopped apples can be slipped in making adding flavor and texture to the cookie. I also love apples with brown sugar or caramel flavor cookies; this is also a good combination using pie apples making Dutch apple pie or even in some coffee cake recipes.
Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
Cream butter, brown sugar, egg, milk and vanilla until smooth.
Combine the flour, oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, soda and salt together.
Mix the dry ingredients in with the creamed mixture until well blended.
Stir in the nuts and apples.
Drop by teaspoonful onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
Bake for 13 minutes or until cookies are set.
Some of our apple cookie recipes are actually bar cookies, like the filled ones below and the apple squares recipe.
(Bar cookie recipe)
Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
Grease a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
Cook filling ingredients in a saucepan over low heat until thickened (about 5 minutes; cool.
Mix the butter with the sugar of the crumb mixture.
Sift the flour, soda and salt together; add oats.
Add the sifted dry ingredients and oats to the butter mixture and blend.
Press half of crumb mixture in the bottom of the prepared pan.
Spread the apple filling over the mixture.
Sprinkle on the remaining crumb mixture and lightly press in.
Bake about 40 minutes; cool to warm and cut in bars.
Preheat oven to 375F degrees; lightly grease baking sheets or line with parchment paper.
Sift together flour, soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; set aside.
Cream butter with brown sugar; add egg and milk and beat until creamy.
Add flour mixture to creamed mixture; add apples and raisins.
Work mixture until thoroughly blended (I use my hands).
Spoon mixture by teaspoon onto prepared baking sheets.
Bake about 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Makes about 35 cookies.
This delicious apple cookie recipe is mixed with the wonderful taste of cranberries.
Cream butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl; beat in egg and milk until fluffy.
Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg into a medium bowl.
Blend dry mixture into creamed mixture; stir in orange rind, apples and cranberries.
Drop by teaspoon 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet; bake at 375F degrees 12 to 15 minutes.
Beat sugar, orange juice and rind in a small bowl until smooth; add more juice if necessary.
Frost cookies while still warm.
Makes about 30 Cookies.
This is an old fashioned apple cookie recipe.
Cream butter and sugar together; beat in egg until fluffy.
Stir in molasses and lemon juice until well blended.
Sift together the dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture.
Stir in boiling water and mix well; mix in chopped apples.
Chill dough thoroughly; drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.
Bake in preheated oven at 350F degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.
Makes about 42 Cookies.