Apple Butter Cookies

  • prep time10 min
  • total time 28 min
  • serves 36
Anna Olson
Anna Olson Sugar

Delicious and moist, these cookies are a hit.

72 Ratings
Directions for: Apple Butter Cookies


½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature

¾ cup sugar

¼ cup light brown sugar, packed

1 Tbsp fancy molasses

¾ cup sour cream

½ + ½ cup apple butter

2 large egg yolks

1 large egg

2 cup pastry flour

½ cup whole wheat flour

1 tsp cinnamon

¼ tsp nutmeg

¾ tsp baking powder

¾ tsp baking soda

½ tsp fine salt


1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. and line a baking tray with parchment.

2. Beat butter, sugar and brown sugar together until smooth. Stir in molasses, sour cream and ½ cup apple butter. Stir in yolks and eggs.

3. In a separate bowl, sift dry ingredients and gently stir into butter mixture. Spoon or pipe 2/3 of batter by tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking tray, leaving 1 ½-inches between them. Spoon a teaspoonful of remaining apple butter into centre of each cookie and top each with remaining batter. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, until cookies lift easily from tray.

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