Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
35 mins
bake:
17 mins
total:
52 mins
Servings:
17
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Ingredients

Cookies:
Icing:

Directions

For Cookies:
  • Heat oven to 350°F. Line 2 large baking sheets with nonstick foil. Grate apple into a bowl; add apple juice.

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  • In a large bowl with a mixer, beat butter, sugar, egg and cinnamon until fluffy, about 2 minutes. With a spoon, stir in half the flour, the apple mixture, then remaining flour.

  • Drop 1/4-cupfuls of batter onto prepared sheets, 3 inches apart. Bake cookies at 350°F for 17 minutes, until cookies are lightly browned. Remove to a rack; cool completely. Repeat.

For Icing:
  • In medium-size bowl, blend confectioners sugar and apple juice until smooth. Transfer 1/3 cup icing to a small bowl; tint red. Transfer 3 tablespoons icing to a second bowl; tint green. Ice cookies on flat sides with white icing (about 1 tablespoon per cookie); let dry slightly. Pipe apples on top of cookies with red and green icing. Decorate same day as serving; store in single layer.

Nutrition Facts

274 calories; fat 6g; cholesterol 27mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 55g; protein 2g; sodium 222mg.
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