frosted apple butter sugar cookies

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
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 36
Calories 175kcal
Author Julie Blanner



  • Combine butter, oil, apple butter, sugars and vanilla until smooth. 
  • Blend in eggs.
  • Add flour, salt, cream of tartar and baking soda until just blended.
  • Refrigerate dough covered for 1+ hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Roll dough into 1" balls. Bake 8 minutes and allow to cool before icing with apple butter icing.


 Get the apple butter icing recipe here.


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 38mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.8mg