Source: NestleĀ® Very Best Baking

Apple Cookies
Nothing calls the family to the kitchen like the aroma of fresh baked cookies. Serve these delightful treats with a hot mug of Nescafe coffee or a cold glass of milk, and your family will beg for more.
Serves: 7 dozen
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes


1(12 oz.) package STOUFFER'SĀ® Harvest Apples, defrosted according to package directions
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup vegetable shortening
2/3 cup butter
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup nuts, chopped

PREHEAT oven to 375 degrees.

MIX granulated sugar, brown sugar, shortening, butter, eggs, and vanilla extract in large bowl.

STIR in flour, escalloped apples, salt and nuts.

DROP dough by rounded teaspoon onto ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool for 1 minute. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

If desired, decorate with icings, morsels, candies, raisins or nuts.