Published on November 3rd, 2015 | by Chef's Corner


Congrats to our October Winner!

Congratulations our newest winner Virginia, and her Harvest Apple Rose Cookies!

Make sure you enter your recipe for November and you could win a $200 Restaurant.com gift card and featured post on The Reader’s Edge. Email us your recipe to recipes@magazinediscountcenter.com for a chance to win.

Harvest Apple Rose Cookies


1 Cup AP Flour
3 Tablespoons Sugar
1 Tablespoons Clover Honey
3 Tablespoons Water
½ Stick Unsalted Butter-Soft
1 Apple; Preferably Red Delicious
Additional Cinnamon/Sugar to sprinkle
Powder Sugar to finish

1. Cut apple in half, do not peel, and cut into thin slices.
2. Take the apple slices, and place in a small pot with Water, Honey and 2 TBSP Sugar.
3. Cook the apples for about five minutes, or until the apples are soft.
4. Pull the slices out to let them cool and keep the water/honey/sugar apple liquid for later.
5. In a medium bowl, mix Flour, 1 TBSP of sugar and softened butter.
6. Take 3 TBSP of the apple liquid from the pot and slowly mix into the dough, until it comes together.
7. Mix the dough until its smooth.
8. Place the dough into the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
9. Cut down in half, and roll into rectangles, about 1/8” thick.
10. Cut the edges, leaving a smooth rectangular piece, about 8-10 inches in length.
11. Using a knife, cut length wise into inch wide strips.
12. Continue until both rectangles, have been cut into strips.
13. Taking a strip of dough, place between 5-7 apple slices on each strip.
14. Place the apples in the middle of the dough, slightly overlapping one another.
15. Sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on the apple strip.
16. Start at one end, and begin rolling the strip. The apples should take the shape of a rose.

*If the apples are too low on the dough, adjust so the apple slices are more visible.

To bake:
1. Place each apple rose cookie in a lined muffin tin. Sprinkle with more cinnamon/sugar.
2. Bake at 350 Degrees for 12-15 minutes until the dough is baked through.
3. When finished, pull out of the oven, and sprinkle with more cinnamon/sugar.
4. When cooled, sprinkle powdered sugar to finish.
About our Chef:
Virginia is from Salt Lake City, and is married with two children. She loves to decorate cakes and bake, along with making up new recipes in her spare time. She received this dish as a dessert once and decided it would make a great idea as a cookie. She also likes to create larger apple roses and turn them into tarts. She insists that even though the cookies look hard to make they in fact are quite easy, and are a great way to impress friends and family.

Make sure you submit your delicious recipe to us for November at recipes@magazinediscountcenter.com!

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