Toffee apple cookies

Toffee apple cookies

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins - 15 mins Cook: 12 mins Plus cooling time

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Makes 24 cookies

These are truly delicious – crunchy round the edges, chewy in the centre

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Freezable
Nutrition info

Nutrition per cookie

kcalories
148
protein
2g
carbs
17g
fat
8g
saturates
5g
fibre
1g
sugar
7g
salt
0.12g

Ingredients

  • 175g unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 140g golden caster sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 85g chewy toffees, roughly chopped
  • 85g/3oz ready-to-eat dried apple chunks, roughly chopped
  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp milk

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Method

  1. Preheat the oven to fan 170C/conventional 190C/gas 5. Using an electric whisk, beat together the butter and sugar until pale and creamy.
  2. Stir in the egg yolks, ground almonds, toffees, dried apple and flour. Mix well together then roll into walnut-sized balls.
  3. Place well apart on two non-stick or lined baking sheets and flatten slightly with your hand. Brush with milk and bake for 8-12 minutes until golden. Leave to firm up for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack and leave to cool completely.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2003

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xxelerixx's picture
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I thought these were yummy- apart from the dried apple was a little bit hard to chew but I think that was just the type of dried apple and the chewy toffee was so hard to cut up! But other than that - YUM!

charlotteparry's picture
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i uswed chocolate eclaires from tesco 27p they were great :)

pbutter's picture
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Love these cookies, took them to bake club the other night and they were a hit. Only 4 stars from me though as I did find the mixture quite dry and crumbly and therefore hard to work with, but this didn't seem to have any impact on the taste, which was delicious.

robbiek's picture
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What a disaster. I made double the quantity for two different events and hardly had any cookies that did not fall apart. I won't make these again.

purplemunkee's picture

These are gorgeous and so easy to make - a nice halloween treat!

jessicawi's picture
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ok - didnt do a lot for me. They seemed to go down well with friends but I've definitely made better. I wouldn't follow this recipe again.

jacnsteve's picture

Made these tonight - used some oat bran with the flour, added mixed spice and used cheap toffees but they worked! (put them into a plastic bag and bashed with the rolling pin). Also used dried apricot - lovely!

adonlon's picture
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Very tasty indeed. BUT they glued themselves to the baking tray and they fell apart afterwards.

fionablandford's picture
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made and enjoyed these tonight. I think the dough might be better with some cinamon in. I used Dairy toffees and gave them a couple of secs in the microwave before chopping them up with scissors which i dipped in the ground alonnds and flour to stop the blades being sticky.

bremen's picture

This recipe made about 36 cookies for me. I added a tbsp of maple syrup and 1tsp mixed spice. They were yummy for a Halloween and Bonfire Party.

mother_ship's picture
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I fiddled with this recipe quite a bit, used fresh pear instead of dried apple and fudge instead of toffee, I also replaced half the flour with oats and put 50g extra ground almond in to compensate for the extra moisture in the pears. Result: absolutely delicious!

i05wahan's picture

tasted good! just make sure you take the cookies of before they go too hard, I had a nightmare trying to get them off the tray!
Overall a great recipe!

caraos's picture
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Delicious! I made these with dried apricots, chopped up small, chocolate chips and sultanas instead of toffees and apple. They were absolutely delicious. Firm favourites in our house now.

hlnharrison's picture
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I make these every year. Do use soft toffees. I tried these once with tesco value toffees - I was on an economy drive - they tasted great but it was such an effort to break the toffee into small enough pieces.

eleanormayo's picture
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Very tasty, but a little crumbly, could probably do with a tbsp of milk in the mixture to make it bind better as well.

krazykath41's picture
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made last night, couldnt find dried apple so used a little bramely apple instead & squirt of maple syrup, where very soft & delicate but yummy had to let dry out or they broke when lifting them off the baking sheets

charliebug's picture
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Very tastey, however make sure you cut up the toffees quite small...I didn't and ended up with the toffee molding the cookies into one big lump! Opps! Enjoy!

notmum's picture
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I have to say these didn't come out dry or bland for me, they were some of the best cookies I have made, I replaced the apple with apricots as my supermarket didn't have any apple and I am going to make them again tomorrow but with chocolate and toffee. I think I will use this recipe often changing the flavours now and then.

centauri93's picture
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Decent cookies, although a little dry and bland in the non toffee/apple bits. I remade them with about a tsp of mixed spice, removing 40g of the sugar and replacing it with a tablespoon of maple syrup and a generous dollop of golden syrup, and we found that they were chewier and tastier.

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