Student Cookie Recipes
Sometime it's good to
have comfort food - after working hard or when a lecture goes badly.
Or just as a reward for all your hard work. This is one of our great
cookie recipes for you to try and enjoy - have fun.
Recipe: Caramel Apple Cookies
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine -- softened
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Red paste food color, if desired
About 24 wooden sticks with rounded ends
Caramel Glaze -- (recipe follows)
1 (14 ounce) package vanilla caramels
1/4 cup water
Heat oven to 400. Beat sugar, butter and shortening in large bowl
with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in vanilla
and eggs. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in food color to tint
Roll dough 1/4 inch thick on lightly floured cloth-covered surface. Cut
with 3-inch round or apple-shaped cookie cutter. Place 2 inches apart
on ungreased cookie sheet. Insert wooden stick into side of each
cookie. Bake 8 to 9 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool 2
minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
Spread top third of each cookie (opposite wooden stick) with Caramel
Glaze. Hold cookie upright to allow glaze to drizzle down cookie.
Heat caramels and water in 2-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring
frequently, until melted and smooth. If glaze becomes too stiff, heat
over low heat, stirring constantly, until softened.