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Fresh Apple Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All-purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cardamom 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unpeeled apple 1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped
  Vanilla frosting  
  Sifted powdered sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon, melted
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 400°

MAKING
2. Cream shortening. Add sugar and beat until fluffy.
3. Mix egg and milk. Beat well.
4. In a bowl mix flour, soda, spices and salt.
5. Fold into creamed mixture and mix.
6. Add raisins, pecans and apple.
7. On ungreased cookie sheets drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls, 1 1/2inches apart.
8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
9. Remove from cookie sheets and cool on wire racks.

SERVING
10. Frost with vanilla frosting.
11. To prepare, in a small mixing bowl add all ingredients.
12. Beat until smooth.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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