Caramel Apple Cookies
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Serves: 3 dozen cookies
 
Ingredients
  • Cookies
  • 1½ cups brown sugar
  • ¾ cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2⅓ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2 cups Granny smith apples, chopped
  • 1 cup toffee pieces
  • ½ cup mixed chopped nuts
  • 1 cup caramel ice cream topping
  • Glaze
  • 2 Tbsp SACO Premium Cocoa
  • 2 tsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 1 Tbsp butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Cookies
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Line two cookie sheets with waxed paper; set aside.
  4. In large mixing bowl beat together sugar and butter until fluffy.
  5. In medium mixing bowl sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and Buttermilk Blend.
  6. In cup, combine water and vanilla.
  7. Add sifted dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with the water/vanilla mixture.
  8. Beat until well-blended.
  9. Stir in oats, apples and toffee pieces.
  10. Drop by teaspoonful, 2 inches apart, onto prepared cookie sheets.
  11. Sprinkle tops with nuts, pressing in lightly.
  12. Bake 15 minutes, or until bottoms are golden brown.
  13. Cool 1 minute, then remove from cookie sheets and transfer to wire cooling rack.
  14. When ready to eat, drizzle cookies with Ice Cream Topping, then with Glaze.
  15. Glaze
  16. In medium mixing bowl beat together all ingredients.
  17. Drizzle over caramel topping on cookies as directed.
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/caramel-apple-cookies/