I love baking for the Holidays and I feel like food is really the best gift to give away!
Trying to bake for Christmas with as many local organic produce as possible is a little tricky but it's a lot of fun! Today I am making thumbprint cookies with local organic apples and maple sirup to give them a little Canadian touch!
There are really simple to make but taste delicious!
1 cup butter
1/2 cup icing sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
2 cups flour
2 apples, peeled and finely diced
1 tbsp butter
2 tbsp maple syrup
2 tbsp water
In a bowl, cream the butter and the icing sugar. Add salt, flour and cinnamon until combined. Chill the dough for at least 30 minutes.
In a pan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add apples, maple syrup and water. Allow to simmer for a few minutes.
Preheat oven to 350F.
Shape the dough into balls. Place on a cookie sheet. With thumb, dent each cookie. Put apples in each thumbprint. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes.
There you have it! Delicious cookies made with seasonal produce that look great and taste amazing!
Find more local organic apple recipes here!