Total Time
10mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 10 mins

Excerpted from Cookies Year-Round by Rosemary Black. "These frosted, fruit-filled gems will remind you of the classic apple dessert. If you want to gild the lily, sprinkle each frosted cookie with some chopped nuts."

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400˚F
  2. and line 2 baking sheets with parchment or spray them with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer set on medium speed, beat the butter until light. Add the brown sugar and beat well. Beat in the egg.
  4. Sift together the cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, baking soda, and flour. Sift this into the butter mixture in 2 parts, alternating with the milk.
  5. When the dough is well mixed, stir in the raisins, pecans, and apple by hand.
  6. Drop tablespoonfuls of the dough onto prepared baking sheets.
  7. Bake for about 10 minutes, until the cookies are light brown on the bottom and golden on top.
  8. Remove to racks to cool.
  9. Spread the cookies with the icing when cool, and store them in an airtight container for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 1 month.

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