Spiced Apple Drop Cookies

READY IN: 43mins
SERVES: 42
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Crisco® Butter Flavor No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1
    (18 1/4 ounce) box Pillsbury® Reduced Sugar Yellow Cake
  • 13
    stick Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening Sticks or 1/3 cup Crisco® Butter Shortening
  • 1
    teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 12
    teaspoon ground ginger
  • 18
    teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1
    cup peeled and shredded granny smith apple (about 1 large)
  • 1
    cup chopped walnuts
  • 1
    large egg
  • CINNAMON FROSTING
  • 12
    cup frosting
  • 14
    teaspoon ground cinnamon
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DIRECTIONS

  • HEAT oven to 375°F Spray cookie sheets with no-stick cooking spray.
  • COMBINE cake mix and shortening in a medium bowl with an electric mixer at medium speed until a coarse meal forms. Sprinkle spices over mixture. Add apple, walnuts and egg, mixing on low speed until a smooth dough forms. Drop tablespoonsfuls of dough 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  • BAKE 11 to 13 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool for 1 minute. Remove to cooling rack.
  • PLACE frosting and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon into the corner of a 1-quart resealable food storage bag. Knead to combine. Seal bag. Microwave 5 seconds on HIGH (100 percent power). Snip small edge off bag corner. Squeeze bag to drizzle cooled cookies with frosting. Sprinkle with additional ground cinnamon.
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