Apple's Restaurant Election Day Cookies

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Not sure why these are called what they are - I have no clue where Apple's Restaurant is! lol A friend of mine used to make these ALL the time and send them to me in college (I would literally beg for them)...they are the most scrumptious cookies EVER!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream butter, gradually add sugars, beating well.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla, beat well.
  4. In separate bowl: combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt - stir well.
  5. Add to butter mixture, beat at low speed until blended.
  6. Stir in toffee bits, chocolate chips.
  7. Drop dough by heaping tablespoons (ice cream scoop works great) onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake 10-15 minutes or until cookie is lightly browned.
  9. Let cool slightly on sheets, then cool completely on wire racks.
Most Helpful

A delicious cookie... possibly addictive for people who like Heath bars. They were always smaller (hence cost more for less) when I was growing up... and I just kept on buying them! The origins of the recipe name JUST MIGHT be found in Minnesota: a cookie given out to those wearing an "I Voted" sticker who patronized Apple's Restaurant on election day!

grantg January 26, 2011

These were outstanding cookies, thick, chewy, and the toffee added a bit of a crunch. The cookie dough is extremely heavy, so I'd suggest mixing the dough by hand, unless you own a heavy-duty mixer (if mixing the dough by hand, definitely use a very large mixing bowl)! I rolled the dough into balls the size of a golf ball. It took 16 minutes for the cookie bottoms to turn a light golden brown. I yielded 34 cookies (3-inches in diameter each). Thanks for sharing such a great cookie recipe!

Linda's Kitch January 24, 2011

These were super tasty and surprisingly easy. My batter was easy to work with, and made a total of 36 cookies. They did take about 16 minutes to brown nicely. I will be making these again! Made for Best of 2008 Cookbooks Tag Game.

JackieOhNo! March 30, 2009