Apple Harvest Cookies
Shown below is the original recipe. (I've made some changes to make them a little more whole foods friendly.)
1/2 tsp cinnamon (organic)
1/4 tsp allspice (")
1/4 tsp ground clove (")
1/8 tsp nutmeg (")
3/4 Cup shortening (butter made from raw milk)
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar (organic evap cane juice plus 1/2 tsp organic blackstrap molasses)
1 egg (free range)
1 TBSP water
1 cup diced apple (organic - see the dirty dozen list at http://www.foodnews.org/fulllist.php)
1-1/2 cup oatmeal (organic)
1 cup raisins (organic, unsulfered)
Sift together dry ingredients.
Add shortening, sugar, egg and water.
Beat until thoroughly mixed.
Stir in apples, oats and raisins
Roll into walnut size balls roll in cinnamon/sugar.
Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes
To make drop cookies, add another egg.
Yields 2-1/2 to 3 dozen cookies.
sharing this recipe with the folks @ Wildcrafting Wednesday #107
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I'm also sharing this recipe with Sweet as Sugar Cookies for their "12 weeks of Christmas Cookies"
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