Michigan Apple Recipes

Maple Glazed Apple Cookies

Maple Glazed Apple Cookies

Makes approx. 2 dozen cookies


1 stick butter, softened

1 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup milk

1 egg

2 cups white whole wheat flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon cloves

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 small Michigan Apples, chopped (Golden Delicious, Fuji, Gala)


1/3 cup pure maple syrup

1 tablespoon butter

1 tablespoon milk

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 375°F. Cream butter and sugar together in a large mixing bowl. Add egg and milk; stir to combine. Stir in flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and baking soda. Fold in the apples.

Drop by heaping tablespoons onto a baking sheet that has been coated with cooking spray. Bake for approx. 10-12 minutes or until tops of cookies are dry.

To make the glaze, bring the maple syrup, butter and milk to a boil in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk in vanilla. Gradually whisk in the powdered sugar until smooth; whisk gently for 3-5 minutes or until mixture thickens and cools slightly. Drizzle each cookie with glaze.


Nutrition information per cookie: 134 calories, 22 g carbohydrate, 4.5 g fat, 2 g protein, 1.5 g fiber, 236 mg sodium

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