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Apple Walnut Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Apple Walnut Cookies, by , is from The Schnauzer Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Karen O'Rourke


Parchment paper or vegetable oil cooking spray
1/4 c. trans fat-free margarine
1/4 c. (2 oz.) reduced-fat cream cheese
3/4 c. packed brown sugar
3/4 c. granulated sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 c. all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/8 tsp. salt
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1 c. diced apples (Granny Smith works well)
1/2 c. walnuts, finely chopped

1. Preheat oven to 325. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or
coat with cooking spray; set aside.
2. In a large bowl, beat togethr the margarine, cream cheese, brown
sugar & granulated sugar. Add the egg & vanilla & continue to beat
until incorporated.
3. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon,
nutmeg & cloves. Stir the flour mixture into the sugar mixture until
smooth. The batter will be very thick.
4. Stir in apple & walnuts. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto pre-
pared baking sheet, making 32 cookies. Bake for 15 minutes.
5. Cool slightly & move to wire rack to cool completely.

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This recipe was taken from "Heart Smart Cookbook" at the Henry Ford Hospital of West Bloomfield, Michigan in association with the Edith & Benson Ford Heart & Vascular Institute. Visit HenryFord.com/HeartSmart for more recipes.




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