Frosted Apple Butter Sugar Cookies

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  • Melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookies infused with fall flavor using apple butter and apple cider. It’s the subtle twist that captures the essence of fall and makes these Frosted Apple Butter Sugar Cookies irresistible!

    Good morning, friends! If it seems I’m a little extra chipper today, it’s because it’s Fall Cookie Week and I couldn’t be more excited to join my friend Michael of Inspired by Charm in sharing a total of 10 new fall cookie recipes with you starting with my Frosted Apple Butter Sugar Cookies!

    frosted apple butter sugar cookies

    If you’re new to fall cookie week or just need a little extra inspiration, you can catch up here with 12 fall cookie recipes from last year’s festivities.

    fall cookie week

    My sister and I spent a day of baking, testing, tweaking and tasting to create 5 new amazing fall cookie recipes just for you. Okay, and for me, too, because nothing gets Chris more excited to do dishes or lend an extra hand around the house like a batch of cookies.

    frosted apple butter sugar cookie recipe

    I would really love to spend a week in the kitchen with Michael, but since we’re hundreds of miles apart, we bake simultaneously for Fall Cookie Week and would love for you to join us! You can follow along with #fallcookieweek and check back here daily for 2 new fall infused recipes!

    frosted apple butter sugar cookie recipe

    Let’s get started, shall we? When I think fall, I think everything apple, so I tweaked my melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookies and added a bit of fall flavor using apple butter and apple cider. It’s the subtle twist that captures the essence of fall and makes these frosted apple butter sugar cookies irresistible!

    frosted apple butter sugar cookies

    Get my frosted apple butter sugar cookies recipe below, then don’t forget to check out Michael’s new recipe!

    Frosted Apple Butter Sugar Cookies

    Melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookies infused with fall flavor using apple butter and apple cider. It’s the subtle twist that captures the essence of fall and makes these Frosted Apple Butter Sugar Cookies irresistible!
    Course Dessert
    Cuisine American
    Keyword apple butter, christmas cookies, cider, cookie exchange, entertaining, fall, thanksgiving
    Prep Time 10 minutes
    Cook Time 8 minutes
    Total Time 18 minutes
    Servings 36
    Calories 175 kcal
    Author Julie Blanner

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 c butter softened
    • 3/4 c vegetable oil
    • 1/2 c apple butter
    • 1 c sugar
    • 1 c powdered sugar
    • 1 Tbsp vanilla
    • 2 eggs
    • 4 1/2 c flour
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp cream of tartar
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • apple butter icing

    Instructions

    1. Combine butter, oil, apple butter, sugars and vanilla until smooth. 
    2. Blend in eggs.
    3. Add flour, salt, cream of tartar and baking soda until just blended.

    4. Refrigerate dough covered for 1+ hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    5. Roll dough into 1" balls. Bake 8 minutes and allow to cool before icing with apple butter icing.

    Recipe Notes

     Get the apple butter icing recipe here.

     

    Nutrition Facts
    Frosted Apple Butter Sugar Cookies
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 175 Calories from Fat 72
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 8g 12%
    Saturated Fat 6g 30%
    Cholesterol 19mg 6%
    Sodium 105mg 4%
    Potassium 38mg 1%
    Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
    Sugars 10g
    Protein 1g 2%
    Vitamin A 2.6%
    Calcium 0.5%
    Iron 4.3%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

    Today Michael is sharing his Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Cookies with you – don’t they look sweet? Since they have the name cinnamon roll in them, I think they’re also a suitable breakfast treat, wouldn’t you agree? Get the recipe here:

    fall cookie recipe - pumpkin cinnamon roll cookies

    Can’t wait to see you tomorrow!

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