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    Caramel Apple Cookies

    List of Ingredients

    1/2 cup shortening
    1 1/3 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
    1 egg
    2 1/4 cups sifted flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 cup apple juice
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1 teaspoon cinnamon
    1 teaspoon ground cloves
    1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    1 c. grated, peeled apples
    1 c. light raisins
    1 cup walnuts, chopped

    Caramel Icing:
    1/4 c. butter
    1/4 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
    1 1/2 c. confectioner's sugar, sifted
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1 1/2 TBLS of light cream

    Cream shortening, sugar and egg until light and fluffy. Sift together the dry ingredients and add to the creamed
    mixture. When all is blended stir in the remaining ingredients. Drop by level tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Bake in moderate oven, 350 degrees F., for about 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove them from the pan and rack-cool.

    Icing: Cook butter and brown sugar until the sugar dissolves (about three minutes). Add the remaining ingredients. Beat welland spread on the cookies. It too thick, thin with more cream. Makes about 4 dozen





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