APPLESAUCE COOKIES WITH CARAMEL FROSTING

by Mary on March 5, 2012


APPLESAUCE COOKIES WITH CARAMEL FROSTING

Here is an interesting recipe I found on Pinterest, that I thought sounded very interesting and yummy!!!

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups applesauce
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. cloves

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375 F
  • In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and cloves. Set aside.
  • Cream sugar and shortening together.
  • Add eggs and applesauce and mix well.
  • Add in dry ingredients and mix until well incorporated.
  • Drop small spoonfuls of batter on greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 375 F for 8-10 minutes.

While cookies are cooling, prepare frosting.

CARAMEL FROSTING

6 Tbsp. butter
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine butter, heavy cream and brown sugar.
Cook, stirring occasionally until mixture just begins to boil; remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Let cool, then stir in the powdered sugar.

Spread frosting over cookies ~~ Enjoy!

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Photo & Recipe credit: ChefInTraining


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