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Apple Shaped Sugar Cookies


With school back in session and apple season upon us, here's a fun idea for your favourite Sugar Cookie Recipe. Kids of all ages would love a couple of these for an after school or afternoon snack.

  • Your favourite sugar cookie recipe
  • red decorating sugar (found in the cake decorating section of the grocery store)
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • several lengths of black string licorice
  1. Mix your Sugar cookie dough.
  2. Shape it into logs about 2 inches in diameter.
  3. Generously sprinkle a sheet of waxed or parchment paper with red sugar.
  4. Roll each log in the sugar until completely coated, pressing lightly. (see pictures below)
  5. Lay the handle of a wooden spoon down the length of each roll to indent it slightly.Wrap in waxed paper and refrigerate several hours.
  6. Remove from fridge and cut into 1/2 inch slices and place on parchment paper lined cookie sheets. (or greased cookie sheets)
  7. Push a 1 inch piece of licorice into the indented edge of each cookie and then gently press 3 chocolate chips in the centre of each cookie.
  8. Bake as indicated in your recipe.
  9. Remove cookies from pans to a rack or brown paper to cool.




6 comments:

  1. Adorable idea for a simple cookie recipe....

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    1. Sooooo adorable :)

      Blessings to All,
      Anna (Toronto)

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  2. that is so cute,, I'm definitely borrowing this recipe, my grand daughter will lov e these, thank you for sharing!

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  3. Aww - this is fabulous!!! Apple season indeed. Your cookies look perfect.

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