Apple Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting are the perfect Fall Cookies and a wonderful choice for a Christmas Cookie Exchange. This cookie tastes just like Apple Pie which makes it a great Thanksgiving Dessert idea. And with the delicious frosting they will look beautiful on your Christmas Dessert Table. Pin this delicious cookie recipe for later and follow us for more great Christmas Food ideas.


 

INGREDIENTS:

Cookies:

  • 1 cup Butter (Sweet Cream Salted)
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup finely diced and peeled tart apples

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • ½ Cup Butter (Sweet Cream Salted)
  • 8 oz. block of Cream Cheese
  • 3 tsp. Vanilla
  • 4 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon

DIRECTIONS:

Cookies

  1. Peal and dice 1 cup of tart apples.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  4. Mix in cinnamon, baking powder, baking sold and salt and mix well.
  5. Add 1 1/2 cups of flour and mix until combined.
  6. Add in 1 cup of apples and mix with a spoon.
  7. Add the remaining 1 1/2 cups of Flour and combine until the flour is completely incorporated into the cookie dough.
  8. Bake the cookies in a 375 degree oven for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown around the edges.
  9. Allow cookies to cool.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla in a mixer until blended.
  2. Add powered sugar a cup at a time and continue to mix until sugar is incorporated.
  3. Frost cookies.