Saturday, 1 October 2016
GINGER AND APPLE COOKIES...with spiced icing
180 grams butter, softened
1/2 cup caster sugar
1/2 cup (125 mls) condensed milk
2 cups self raising flour
2 heaped teaspoons ground ginger
2 medium sized pink lady apples
preheat oven to 180 c. line some baking trays with baking paper.
peel and grate the apples. put aside.
using an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar.
beat in the condensed milk until well combined.
stir in the apple then the flour and ginger.
roll heaped teaspoonfuls of mix into balls and place onto trays. lightly flatten
balls with a fork dipped in sugar.
cook for approx 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
cool on trays for 5 minutes then remove to wire racks to cool
3 cups icing sugar
1 tablespoon soft butter
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
mix all the ingredients together with enough milk to make a
pipe or spoon onto cookies.