Apple Blondies Recipe

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Chopped apples are the star of this Apple Blondies Recipe.

Recipes for the classics like peanut butter cookies and oatmeal cookies to special treats like Danish Love Krandse are all included in The Farmer’s Wife Cookie Cookbook (Voyageur Press, 2009). These cookie recipes invite readers everywhere to recreate the fragrant kitchens and delectable tastes of farm days gone by. This Apple Blondies Recipe is excerpted from “Bars and Squares.”

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More Cookie Recipes from The Farmer’s Wife Cookie Cookbook

Oatmeal Spice Cookies Recipe
Rolled Oats Cookies Recipe
Frosted Honey Fruit Cookies Recipe

Apple Blondies Recipe

Adapted from Favorite Recipes of the King’s Daughters and Sons

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup apples, cored, peeled, and finely chopped
1 cup walnuts, finely chopped

Cream butter and sugar, add egg, then sift in flour, baking powder and soda, and spices. Mix in apples and walnuts and pour into buttered 8-inch-square baking pan. Bake at 350 F for 30–35 minutes. Cool and cut in squares to serve.

Reprinted with permission from The Farmer’s Wife Cookie Cookbook edited by Lela Nargi and published by Voyageur Press, 2009. Buy this book from our store:The Farmer’s Wife Cookie Cookbook.