Butterscotch Apple Cookies Recipe
- 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1.3 cups packed brown sugar
- 10 tablespoons butter, softened
- 1 egg
- ⅔ cup apple juice
- 2 cups butterscotch chips
- ¾ cup grated apple
- ¾ cup chopped walnuts
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease cookie sheets.
step 2: Mix together flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.
step 3: Beat brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with apple juice. Stir in 1 1/2 cups butterscotch chips, apple and 1/2 cup walnuts. Drop by slightly rounded tablespoon onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
step 4: Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly browned. Let stand 2 minutes; cool on wire racks.
step 5: While the cookies cool make the butterscotch glaze: Melt remaining butterscotch chips and 2 tablespoons butter in small, heavy saucepan over lowest possible heat.
step 6: When the butter and chips have melted remove the pan from heat and stir in 1 cup confectioners' sugar and 1 1/2 tablespoon apple juice until the glaze is smooth. Spread the glaze on the cooled cookies and sprinkle with remaining walnuts.