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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Spiced Apple Cranberry Cookies

Since it is Fall

Spiced Apple Cranberry Cookies
1/3 cup butter
1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon apple pie spice
2 cups shredded apples
1 cup dried cranberries 
1 cup optional walnuts

Preheat oven to 350
Line baking sheets with parchment paper

Cream butter and shortening till well blended. Add sugars, eggs and vanilla. Mix till well blended
In another bowl, mix flour, salt, baking soda, apple pie spice. Gradually add to creamed mixture
Add in shredded apples. I did not peel the apples, I shredded them on a mandoline, then cut them into smaller strips. about an inch long.  
Then add in cranberries and optional nuts
Drop by medium scoop on lined baking sheets

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Let rest on cookie sheet for a couple minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool. 
Makes about 4 dozen. 

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