Desserts

Spiced Apple Cookies

5

A hint of muffin, a dash of cookie, with an aroma of pie!

48
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1 -1/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 Tablespoon vanilla
2 cups flour, sifted
3/4 cup oats
1/2 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
3/4 cup chopped pecans
1 cup craisens
2 cups chopped apples
1/4 cup milk

Frosting:
1-1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 Tablespoon butter
1 Teaspoon vanilla
3 Tablespoons milk
1. Toss together the flour, oats, soda, baking powder, salt, and spices 2. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar until smooth. Add the eggs and vanilla. 3. Stir in half of the dry mixture. Add the nuts, apples, and craisens until mostly combined. 4. Stir in the remaining dry ingredients and milk. 5. Refrigerate for one hour. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 degrees. 6. Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Using a cookie scoop, drop the dough on the cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes. 7. Allow to cool briefly, frosting while still warm. 8. Allow to cool completely before storing. Frosting: 1. Cream the powdered sugar, butter, and vanilla until smooth. 2. Add the milk. Use additional milk if needed to create a spreading consistency.
Nutritions

Calories
92

Sodium
53mg
2% DV

Fat
3g
5% DV

Protein
1g
2% DV

Carbs
13g
4% DV

Fiber
0.9g
3% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV