Caramel Apple Cookies

Serves: 72

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

calories total fat sat fat protein fiber sodium (mg) carbs ww pts
66 2 0 1 1 32 12 1

recipe ingredients
1/2 cup shortening
1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup apple juice
2-1/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour or all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1/4 tsp. salt
1 medium tart apple, peeled, cored, and coarsely shredded
3/4 cup golden raisins
2 Tbsp. margarine
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
2 Tbsp. water
1-3/4 cups sifted powdered sugar
Fat-free milk
1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts

recipe directions
Preheat oven to 350*F. Beat shortening and the 1 1/4 cups brown sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until combined. Add egg; beat 1 minute. Add apple juice; beat at low speed until blended. Stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt. Add to egg mixture, beating at low speed until combined. Fold in apple and raisins.

Drop dough by slightly rounded tsp.fuls 1-1/2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand 1 minute on cookie sheet. Remove to wire racks and cool.

Heat margarine, 1/3 cup brown sugar, and water over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Stir in sifted powdered sugar. If frosting begins to harden, stir in small amount of fat-free milk to make of spreading consistency. Spread cookies with Caramel Frosting and sprinkle with walnuts.


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  • Pam

    Awesome cookies, even my kids loved them and for 1 point, they are great.

  • Christina

    I made these cookies for a church picnic and they were a great success! They couldn’t believe it was a low cal recipe. They were so good that I was asked to make them for the church bake sale. I highly recommend it. They were sweet and tasty!

  • Therese

    This recipe was brought to our Xmas party for our cooky exchange, knowing there was three ladies that were on weight watchers she made these cookies for us. They are fabulous, you feel like you are cheating and they are only 1 point per cookie. I highly recommend them and will certainly make them in the future.

  • Amanda

    These are fabulous! A real bargain at 1 point each, but I had trouble controlling myself… they were so good. They were quite time-consuming to make, but totally worth it.

  • Natasha

    I made these for a WW potluck we are having today. They were pretty easy to make, although I didn’t get 72 cookies out of them, only about 40. However, my 7 yr old daughter who was my helper/tastetester said, after eating 2 of them, “Mommy, will you make these cookies for the rest of my life?” I guess I have a winner!