Harvest Softies

Makes 17
Prep 35 m
Bake 17 m
Prep total

Ingredients

Cookies:

Icing:

Directions

For Cookies:

  1. 1 of 3 Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 large baking sheets with nonstick foil. Grate apple into a bowl; add apple juice.
  2. 2 of 3 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.
  3. 3 of 3 Drop 1/4-cupfuls of batter onto prepared sheets, 3 inches apart. Bake cookies at 350 degrees F for 17 minutes, until cookies are lightly browned. Remove to a rack; cool completely. Repeat.

For Icing:

  1. 1 of 1 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 Information for Harvest Softies
Servings Per Recipe: 17
Per Serving: 2 g pro., 274 kcal cal., 222 mg sodium, 3 g sat. fat, 27 mg chol., 6 g Fat, total, 0 g fiber, 55 g carb.
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