Spiced Apple & Walnut Cookies

Course Dessert, Snack
Keyword Apple, Christmas, Cookies, dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 145kcal


  • 100 g butter softened
  • 125 g caster sugar
  • 1 medium egg beaten
  • 1 small red apple peeled, cored and finely diced (120g diced weight)
  • 50 g dried cranberries
  • 50 g California Walnuts chopped
  • 300 g self raising flour
  • 2 tsp mixed spice


  • Preheat the oven to 180oC, gas mark 4. Line 1-2 large baking trays with baking parchment.
  • Whisk the butter and sugar together until pale. Whisk in the egg and stir in the apple, cranberries and walnuts. Stir in the flour and mixed spice to give a stiff dough.
  • Divide into 20 balls and flatten slightly, place on the baking trays and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden. Allow to cool slightly on the tray before transferring to a cooling rack.


Serving: 140g | Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2.3g | Fat: 6.4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fibre: 0.9g | Sugar: 8.1g


Cooks tip 
Great to give as Christmas gifts, simply place in gift bags or tie with ribbon.
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