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- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp ground cloves
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg, fresh if possible
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/4 cup apple juice
- 1 cup chopped apple
- 1 cup chopped nuts
- 1 cup chopped raisins
- 1 cup confectioner's sugar
- 1 Tbs butter, softened
- 1/4 tsp vanilla
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 1/2 Tbs milk or light cream
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Sift the flour and baking soda together in a medium mixing bowl.
a large bowl; cream butter, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and the egg.
Add half the flour to the butter mixture and blend well.
Mix half the juice or milk.
Add the apples, nuts, and raisins to the remaining flour.
Add the apple mixture to the butter mixture.
Stir in the remaining juice or milk.
Drop the dough by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.
Bake for 8 to 9 minutes, or until cookies are firm.
While cookies are warm, spread with vanilla glaze.
Blend all the ingredients together in a mixing bowl and mix until smooth.
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