Apple White Chocolate Chip Cookies with a Maple Glaze Drizzle

apple white chocolate chip cookies with a maple glaze drizzleThis is a health & fitness blog soooo let’s just focus on the fact that there are apples in these cookies and pretend they’re healthy. (They’re not. Not even a little bit.)

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Apple White Chocolate Chip Cookies with a Maple Glaze Drizzle

Makes 24 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 tbsp. whole milk
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and finely chopped
  • ¾ cup white chocolate chips

Maple Frosting Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1-2 tbsp. apple juice, as needed

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter. Skin, core, and finely chop apple.
  2. In large bowl, thoroughly mix together melted butter and brown sugar. Add eggs and milk; stir until fully combined.
  3. In separate bowl, mix together flours, baking soda, nutmeg, salt, cloves.
  4. Slowly add mixed dry ingredients to the large bowl of sugar and wet ingredients. Mix until fully combined.
  5. Fold in white chocolate chips and apple.
  6. Place spoonfuls of batter on a nonstick cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake for 14 minutes.
  8. While baking, mix together maple frosting ingredients. When done, remove cookies from the over, place on cooling rack, and drizzle with the maple frosting glaze. Let cool.

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Comments

  1. I would treat myself any time of year with those! They look delicious.

  2. I think the taste is great

  3. jonathanochart says:

    These look delicious, especially since I love apples…I definitely need to try these soon. Thanks so much for sharing!

    – Jonathan I http://styleoverstress.wordpress.com

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