Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 72 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.
- 2/3 cup butter-flavored shortening
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon Spice Island® Pure Vanilla Extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup finely chopped peeled tart apple
- 3/4 cup chopped walnuts, optional
Preparation time 25mins
Cooking time 25mins
In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir half into the creamed mixture. Stir in the apple, walnuts if desired and remaining flour mixture.
Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 3 in. apart onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 3-1/2 dozen.