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Scratch-Baked Glazed Apple Spice Cookies- This is the perfect early autumn cookie!

Glazed Apple Spice Cookies

Glazed Apple Spice Cookies are made soft and cake-like by the apple, that highlights the warm spicy flavors that embody fall baking.


  • Cookies:
  • ½ cup butter
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 /2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 cup apple, peeled, cored, diced
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Glaze:
  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar, whisked or sifted
  • 1 Tablespoon butter, soft
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 Tablespoons milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 400.
  2. Beat the butter and the brown sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat the egg in.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.
  4. Mix half of that dry mixture into the creamed mixture.
  5. Stir in the apples and nuts.
  6. Mix in the remaining dry ingredients and the milk.
  7. Drop tablespoonfuls 1 1/2″ apart onto a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  9. Meanwhile, prepare the glaze by combining the ingredients until they are smooth.
  10. Remove the baked cookies to a wire rack for glazing and cooling.
  11. Spread a dollop of glaze on each cookie while they are still warm.
  • Author: Reformation Acres