Fall Harvest Apple Cookies

September 13, 2013

Fall comes on suddenly around here. It is my favorite time of year, because I can start baking again. My family appreciates my efforts, especially when I make cookies. 

These Fall Harvest Apple Cookies are soft and flavorful, with a sweet glaze that will remind you of a donut. They are really tasty! 

Fall Harvest Apple Cookie

1/2 cup lard
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1 egg
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1 cup apple, grated
1 cup raisins
1/4 cup milk

Combine lard, sugar and egg until light and fluffy

In a separate bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and baking soda

Add to lard mixture, alternately with milk, until everything is combined

Stir in apple and raisins

Bake 350 for 15 minutes

Remove to cookie rack and glaze

Glaze

2 cups powdered sugar
1 Tbsp butter
1/2 tsp vanilla
3 Tbsp milk

Combine in a small bowl and drizzle over warm cookies

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