Maple Frosted Raisin Cookies

Not a big fan of chocolate?

Do you prefer fruit-flavored cookies?

Here's a winning drop cookie recipe for Maple Frosted Raisin Cookies that are super easy to make.

These cookies are very moist thanks to the applesauce and raisins, while the pumpkin pie spice and walnuts combine flavors in a delicious homemade way.

Frosted with maple icing, these simple cookies are the perfect treat to enjoy with your favorite coffee or tea beverage.

Maple and walnut team up in many favorite recipes from fudge to pie to ice cream and we're sure these cookies will soon become a family favorite.

Maple Frosted Raisin Cookies

Maple Frosted Raisin Cookies

Maple Frosted Raisin Cookies Recipe

Raisin Cookies:

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Maple Frosting:

  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple extract
  • Raisins
  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or silicone liners.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat flour, granulated sugar, butter, applesauce, egg, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt with an electric mixer on low speed until well mixed, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in raisins and walnuts.
  4. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
  5. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  6. Remove cookies from oven and let stand for 1 minute on sheet before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.
  7. Prepare Maple Frosting:
    In a small mixing bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter, milk and maple extract on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  8. Spread frosting over cooled cookies and place 2 raisins in center of each cookie.

This recipe yields about 3 dozen Maple Frosted Raisin Cookies.

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