Gluten-Free Apple Butter Drops

Apple butter, because if its rich texture, can often substitute for some of the butter or oil in a recipe when you want to cut down on fat.

Makes: 36Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Makes: 36

Ingredients

  • 2 cups gluten-free flour mix
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup apple butter

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Combine baking mix and other dry ingredients and set aside.
  • Cream butter and sugar. Quickly stir in eggs, dates, and raisins. Stir in dry ingredients alternately with apple butter.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoons on baking sheet. Bake about 12 minutes. Let cool.