Vanilla-glazed Apple Cookies

These delicious cookies are perfect for morning or afternoon tea.

Vanilla-glazed Apple Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1⁄2 cup (125 g) butter
  • 1 1⁄3 cups (310 g) firmly packed soft brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1⁄4 cup (60 ml) milk
  • 2 cups (300 g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 cup (125 g) chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup (110 g) finely diced peeled apple
  • 1 cup (125 g) raisins
  • 1 1⁄2 cups (185 g) icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2-4 teaspoons milk

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and milk. Combine flour, bicarbonate of soda, nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in walnuts, apple and raisins.
  2. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough about 5 cm apart onto ungreased baking trays. Bake at 200°C for 8–10 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  3. For icing, in a small bowl, combine icing sugar, butter, vanilla and salt in a small bowl. Add enough milk to achieve a drizzling consistency. Drizzle glaze over cookies.

Makes: 4 dozen
 
Recommended For You
Featured Articles
She Took on Tobacco Health
She Took on Tobacco
When this cancer specialist realised that pension funds were investing in the growth of the tobacco industry, she felt it was time to challenge the status quo.
The King of Vinyl Magazine  
The King of Vinyl
How one man never gave up on LPs.
Why We Cry Health  
Why We Cry
Our tears are far more important than scientists once believed.
Journey Through Kokoda Travel
Journey Through Kokoda
A promise is fulfilled along the physically and emotionally gruelling 96-km track.
Advertisement