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Friday, August 13, 2010

Caramel Apple Streusel Cookies

Caramel Apple Streusel Cookies

COOKIE DOUGH:
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2/3 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup sugar
7 oz. pkg. instant spiced apple drink mix
2 eggs
1-2/3 cups flour (if dough is too soft, add another 1/4 cup flour)
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 cup dried apple, chopped
2/3 cup walnuts, chopped

In mixing bowl combine the butter, sugars and spiced apple mix; beat
until fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Add flour, oats and baking soda to the egg mixture. Stir in the dried apples and walnuts.
Streusel Topping:
1 cup flour
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine

Heat oven to 350. Combine ingredients in a mixing bowl and blend until fine crumbs. Drop the cookie dough by teaspoonsful into the Streusel Topping and roll to cover the cookie. Place dough on greased cookie sheet and bake for 9 to 11 minutes. Cool one minute and remove to wire rack.

Caramel Frosting
2 Tbs. caramel ice cream topping
1 cup powdered sugar
Combine ice cream topping and powdered sugar. Drizzle the Caramel Frosting over the cookies. Makes 3 dozen cookies