Applesauce Cookies

Applesauce Cookies with Cinnamon Chips

A great autumn treat
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Apples, Cookies


  • 2 Cookie Sheets
  • Parchment Paper
  • Cooling Rack


Cook in a small saucepan till the apples are soft and then mash with a potato masher:

  • 3 small apples
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • dash cinnamon
  • dash nutmeg

Let the applesauce cool, meanwhile sift together the dry ingredients and set aside:

  • 2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg

Cream together:

  • ½ cup unsalted butter 1 stick
  • 1 cup brown sugar

Add to butter/sugar mixture and beat until light and fluffy:

  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Beat in the:

  • applesauce

Mix into the mixture until the dough is completely mixed:

  • dry ingredients

Stir in:

  • 10 oz bag cinnamon chips

Put dough in refrigerator for 15 minutes.

    Prepare 2 cookie sheets with baking parchment.

      Preheat oven to 350° F.

        Meanwhile prepare the glaze. In a small bowl mix until sugar has dissolved and is smooth:

        • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
        • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
        • teaspoon nutmeg
        • 2 tablespoon water


        • Drop the heaping teaspoonfuls about 1 inch apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.
        • Bake for about 10 minutes, until lightly browned around the edges.
        • Spoon the hot cookies with the glaze, then transfer the cookies to racks to cool.