Ginger and Apple Cookies with Spiced Icing

    35 minutes

    A golden, soft cookie with just the right amount of spice. It uses fresh pink lady apples that are grated and combined into the condensed milk sweetened dough.


    Victoria, Australia
    1 person made this

    Makes: 1 batch

    • Cookies
    • 180g butter, softened
    • 1/2 cup caster sugar
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) condensed milk
    • 2 cups self raising flour
    • 2 heaped teaspoons ground ginger
    • 2 pink lady apples
    • Icing
    • 3 cups icing sugar
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • milk, as required

    Preparation:15min  ›  Extra time:20min cooling  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Cookies: Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Line two baking trays with baking paper.
    2. Peel and grate the apples then put aside.
    3. Using an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar, the beat in the condensed milk until well combined. Stir in the apple then the flour and ginger.
    4. Roll heaped teaspoonfuls of mixture into balls and place onto trays. Lightly flatten balls with a fork dipped in sugar.
    5. Cook for approximately 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
    6. Cool on trays for 5 minutes then remove to wire racks to cool completely.
    7. Icing: Mix all the ingredients together with enough milk to make a spreadable paste.
    8. To Serve: Pipe or spoon the icing onto the cooled cookies.

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