Soft & Chewy Apple Cookies Recipe

Freeze-dried apple and cinnamon cookies are soft and chewy. Roll these crinkle apple cookies in sugar or glaze them with apple cider. 

– 170g or ¾ cup butter unsalted – 150g or ¾ cup brown sugar – 50g or ¼ cup granulated sugar – 1 teaspoon baking soda – 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon – ¾ tsp fine sea salt – 1-2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract – 1 large egg – 250g or 2 cups all purpose flour – 70 g or two bags of freeze dried apples use the full amount for a strong apple flavor, use 35-50g for a more subtle flavor




Put butter in a heatproof bowl. One minute in the microwave will almost melt it. Whisk in sugars for 30 seconds.

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STEP  1 .

 Whisk in the soda, spices, salt, and vanilla. Crack in the egg and whisk for 60 seconds to blend it and make the mix shiny.

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Process apples into powder in a food processor. Mix the flour and ground apples with a rubber spatula. Heat the oven to 350 F. Place parchment on two greased baking sheets.

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Scoop 2 tablespoons of dough, roll it between your palms to smooth the tops, and place them 2 inches apart on the baking sheet.

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For a spiced sugar topping, mix ⅓ cup granulated sugar (organic is best due to larger granules) with 1 tsp cinnamon, ½ tsp nutmeg, and allspice.

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After 12 minutes, the cookies should have golden brown edges, puffed domes, and cracked in the oven. Use the bottom of a measuring cup to press them down immediately after baking.

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Before dipping cookies in glaze, let them cool completely. Glaze instructions are above the recipe in “options for topping the cookies”.

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-Calories 350 -Total Fat 15g -Saturated Fat 9g -Trans Fat 0.5g -Cholesterol 45mg -Sodium 280mg -Total Carbohydrate 53g -Dietary Fiber 2g -Total Sugars 31g 

See Also

Brown Butter Pie Crust Recipe