Apple Cookies

Apple Cookies

Savor the sweet and fruity delight of apple cookies infused with apple butter. Filled with the essence of apples, they're perfect for cozy moments or sharing with loved ones.



Cookie Dough

  • 3/4 Cup Softened Butter
  • 3/4 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Apple Butter
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 1/2 Cups Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cream of Tarter
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda


  • 1 Cup Softened Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Apple Butter
  • 2 Tbsp Apple Cider
  • 5 Cups Powdered Sugar


For the Cookie Dough:

  1. Cream Butter and Sugars: In the mixing bowl, cream together softened butter, sugar, and powdered sugar. Mix in vegetable oil, apple butter, and vanilla extract until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  2. Incorporate Eggs: Add 2 eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Combine Dry Ingredients: Add all-purpose flour, salt, cream of tartar, and baking soda slowly until well combined.
  4. Chill Dough: Cover and refrigerate the dough for at least 1 hour to firm up.
  5. Roll: Roll dough into 1" balls.
  6. Bake: Place the cookies on the prepared baking sheets and bake for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden. Remove from the oven and let them cool on a wire rack.

For the Apple Frosting:

  1. Cream Butter: In the mixing bowl, cream softened butter until it's smooth and creamy.
  2. Add Apple Butter and Cider: Mix in apple butter and apple cider, continuing to beat until well combined.
  3. Incorporate Powdered Sugar: Gradually add powdered sugar, one cup at a time, beating until the frosting is fluffy and reaches your desired consistency.


  1. Frost Cookies: Once the cookies are completely cooled, spread a generous amount of the apple frosting on each cookie.
  2. Decorate (Optional): You can decorate the frosted cookies with sprinkles, chopped nuts, or a drizzle of extra apple butter if desired.
  3. Serve and Enjoy: Serve your Apple Butter Sugar Cookies with Apple Butter Frosting and savor the delicious blend of apple and sugar in every bite. These cookies are perfect for any occasion!