These are a thin, wafer type cookie. For a chewier cookie, slice them a bit thicker and bake them a shorter time. Using a combination of butter and margarine makes a tender cookie, but keeps the fat down. Do not use diet or soft margarine.
The Wenatchee Valley is in the central part of Washington state and is the apple and pear capital of the Northwest. Cook time is chilling time. You could leave the chicken out and add more apple for a vegetarian version.