Toffee apple cookies

Toffee apple cookies

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(23 ratings)

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

Easy

Makes 24 cookies

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

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per cookie

  • kcal148
  • fat8g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs17g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre1g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.12g
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Ingredients

  • 175g unsalted butter, at room temperature
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 140g golden caster sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 50g ground almond
  • 85g chewy toffees, roughly chopped
    Toffee

    Toffee

    toff-ee

    There are few secrets to toffee. It is simply sugar that has been

  • 85g/3oz ready-to-eat dried apple chunks, roughly chopped
    Apples

    Apple

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    Grown in temperate regions, apples are one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. There are…

  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp milk

    Milk

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    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

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.

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eleanormayo
16th Nov, 2008
4.05
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
29th Oct, 2008
4.05
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
29th Oct, 2008
4.05
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
16th Oct, 2008
5.05
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
20th Jan, 2008
3.05
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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