Yes, this recipe is almost identical to Cookie #15 – Pumpkin Spice Cookies. When you’re making fifty-two different cookies, there are bound to be some similarities from time to time. That, and I had a 3-pack of varying fruit butters from Louisburg Cider Mill I needed to work through. Plus, it’s winter and all I can think about is the spices used in apple pie and pumpkin treats.
Use apple butter and honey in this Apple Spice Cookies Recipe. An easy fall or winter cookie recipe for fans of apple butter and apple pie spices.
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 3/4 cups brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 1 8.5-ounce jar of apple butter
- 2 egg whites
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon baking spice
- 1/2 teaspoon allspice
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
- Cream together the unsalted butter and brown sugar.
- Add apple butter and honey.
- In a separate bowl whisk together the dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and allspice.
- Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredient mixture in two parts.
- Use a cookie scoop or spoons to drop into rounded balls on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.
- Remove from cookie sheet with spatula and cool on drying rack.
Quick and easy whipped cream cheese frosting that's great on cookies. This recipe for cream cheese cookie frosting does not harden.
- 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- Whip the cream cheese, butter and vanilla extract together just until blended.
- Add the powdered sugar a bit at a time and whip like crazy.
- Whip it. Whip it good.