Iced Oatmeal Applesauce Cookies
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 cup light-brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1 1/4 cup King Arthur Flour all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup raisins
1 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
3 tablespoons water
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Put butter and sugars in a large mixing bowl. Mix until combined.
Add egg and applesauce, mix until well blended, 2 to 3 minutes.
Mix in oats, flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix in raisins.
Using a 1 1/2-inch ice cream scoop, drop dough onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper,
spacing 2 inches apart. Bake cookies until golden and just set, 13 to 15 minutes. Let cool on
sheets 5 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack set over parchment paper; let cool completely.
Whisk confectioners' sugar, syrup, and 3 tablespoons water until smooth. Drizzle over cookies,
Submit 6 hand pies on a white paper plate.
Overall Appearance 25 points
Following Directions 10 points
Texture 15 points
Aroma 10 points
Flavor 40 points
TOTAL 100 points
The following prizes are awarded at the state contest:
- 1ST: $15.00 & Rosette - 6TH: $5.00 & Rosette
- 2ND: $12.50 & Rosette - 7TH: $5.00 & Rosette
- 3RD: $10.00 & Rosette - 8TH: $5.00 & Rosette
- 4TH: $7.50 & Rosette - 9TH: $2.50 & Rosette
- 5TH: $5.00 & Rosette - 10TH: $2.50 & Rosette
- Honorable Mention Ribbons will also be awarded