A twist on a traditional cookie, these Apple Snickerdoodles are full of shredded apples, spices and loaded with flavor! They are the perfect cookie for your next cookie swap!
Today’s post is a special one. Yes, it includes pretty pictures. Yes, it includes a recipe. Yes, there’s a story. But, here’s where it gets good… this post and hundreds of others were involved in the 3rd annual Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap!
The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap pairs 4 amazing bloggers together to swap cookies with each other. Each person makes 1 dozen of their favorite cookie, packages it up and ships it off to the other 3 bloggers! And then the yummy part… three different types of cookies!
Last year I made Candy Cane Crinkle Blossoms and the year before it was Grinch Cookies! This year, I’ve made a super delicious twist on a classic cookie… the Apple Snickerdoodle!
Oh… and this year we raised a butt-load of money for a great cause! $13,778.40 this year was raised and it’s all going to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer! This organization raises money for pediatric cancer research. Such a great cause! How sweet is that?
The bloggers I swapped with this year are some pretty sweet ladies!
I had never heard of any of these bloggers before, so I was thrilled to be able to get to know them and their recipes! Each blogger is unique in style and type of recipes they like to post on their blog. Make sure you visit them to see what cookies they made for the swap!
The cookies I made are a twist on a traditional cookie. To make these Apple Snickerdoodles, I took a classic recipe and added shredded apple to the batter! The apple flavor was subtle, but really changed the entire dynamic of the cookie! They were deeeeelicious!
To decorate them for shipping, I packaged them in plastic bags and tied yellow curling ribbon at the top to close the bag. Then, I attached some cute tags that the Swap provided for us! Aren’t they cute?
So, if you need a cookie for a cookie swap, a teacher girl… or just a Tuesday afternoon, try these Apple Snickerdooles! You’ll really love them!