Get tart-sweet apple flavor in Green Apple Cookies with Caramel Frosting —without having to cut up any green apples! These caramel-frosted Green Apple Cookies are made with flavored drink mix.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 42 servings
2-3/4 cups flour
1 tsp. CALUMET Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1-2/3 cups granulated sugar
2 env. (0.22 oz. each) KOOL-AID Green Apple Flavor Unsweetened Drink Mix
20 KRAFT Caramels
1/4 cup water
1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 325ºF.
Mix flour, baking powder and salt. Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs; mix well. Gradually add flour mixture, mixing well after each addition. Add dry drink mixes; beat until blended.
Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough, 2 inches apart, onto baking sheets.
Bake 13 to 14 min. or until slightly puffed. Cool 1 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Microwave caramels and water in medium microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 to 1-1/2 min. or until caramels are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring every 30 sec. Whisk in powdered sugar until blended. Spread onto cookies.
How to Make Rolled Cookies
Prepare dough as directed. Refrigerate 1 hour. Heat oven to 325ºF. Roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness on lightly floured surface. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters; place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets. Bake 10 to 12 min. or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks; cool completely. Frost as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 21g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
42 servings, 1 cookie each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.