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Butterscotch Apple Cookies


Ingredients

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon salt

1.2999999523163 cups packed brown sugar

1.2999999523163 cups packed brown sugar

10 tablespoons butter, softened

10 tablespoons butter, softened

1 egg

1 egg

⅔ cup apple juice

⅔ cup apple juice

2 cups butterscotch chips

2 cups butterscotch chips

¾ cup grated apple

¾ cup grated apple

¾ cup chopped walnuts

¾ cup chopped walnuts

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons butter

1 cup confectioners’ sugar

1 cup confectioners’ sugar

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease cookie sheets.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease cookie sheets.

Mix together flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.

Mix together flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.

Beat brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with apple juice. Stir in 1 1/2 cups butterscotch chips, apple and 1/2 cup walnuts. Drop by slightly rounded tablespoon onto lightly greased cookie sheets.

Beat brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with apple juice. Stir in 1 1/2 cups butterscotch chips, apple and 1/2 cup walnuts. Drop by slightly rounded tablespoon onto lightly greased cookie sheets.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly browned. Let stand 2 minutes; cool on wire racks.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly browned. Let stand 2 minutes; cool on wire racks.

While the cookies cool make the butterscotch glaze: Melt remaining butterscotch chips and 2 tablespoons butter in small, heavy saucepan over lowest possible heat.

While the cookies cool make the butterscotch glaze: Melt remaining butterscotch chips and 2 tablespoons butter in small, heavy saucepan over lowest possible heat.

When the butter and chips have melted remove the pan from heat and stir in 1 cup confectioners’ sugar and 1 1/2 tablespoon apple juice until the glaze is smooth. Spread the glaze on the cooled cookies and sprinkle with remaining walnuts.

When the butter and chips have melted remove the pan from heat and stir in 1 cup confectioners’ sugar and 1 1/2 tablespoon apple juice until the glaze is smooth. Spread the glaze on the cooled cookies and sprinkle with remaining walnuts.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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