Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

When my Nana passed away a few years ago, I was lucky enough to receive her shoebox of recipes. Some were clipped from magazines and some were handwritten. Almost all had some handwritten note on them. I remember these cookies - almost alway made in the fall when her apples were ripe. I don't think the apples were peeled before shredding.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, 1/2 tsp cinnamon and the nutmeg.
  3. In a seperate bowl, cream together butter, 1/2 cup white sugar and the brown sugar.
  4. Add eggs and vanilla to the creamed mixture and mix.
  5. Combine wet ingredients and dry ingredients. Mix well.
  6. Add shredded apple and stir until the apple is even distributed through dough.
  7. Combine 2 tablespoons white sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon in a small bowl.
  8. Roll dough into walnut size balls and roll in cinnamon-sugur mixture.
  9. Place balls on greased baking sheets and bake 12-15 minutes at 350 degrees, or until browned.