Cookies

Back to School Apple Sugar Cookies

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Surprise the kids on their first day back at school with these fun and cute Apple Sugar Cookies with a yummy worm candy!

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For the cookies:
2 eggs
1 1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. shortening
1/2 c. butter, softened
1 Tbsp. vanilla (yes, that\'s one tablespoon)
4 c. all-purpose flour
4 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. salt
2/3 c. milk
Straight pretzels, broken

For Frosting:
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
4 tsp. Cherry Jell-o mix (dry, straight from the packet)
A few splashes of milk, added until creamy
Red gel food coloring

Green candy for leaves (I used Airheads)
Gummy Worms
For the cookies, in the bowl of an electric mixer, cream together eggs, sugar, shortening, butter and vanilla. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Add half the dry mixture to...
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Nutritions

Calories
332

Sodium
88mg
3% DV

Fat
11g
18% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
50g
17% DV

Fiber
1g
6% DV