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Chef's Market's Brown Butter Apple Pie Cookies

Posted at 11:59 AM, Sep 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-19 12:59:22-04

Jim Hagy from Chef’s Market made Brown Butter Apple Pie Cookies. Chef's Market Catering & Restaurant is located at 900 Conference Dr., Goodlettsville, TN 37072. For more information or menu details visit or call (615) 851-2433. Look for Chef’s Market on Facebook and @chefs_market on Twitter and Instagram.

Brown Butter Apple Pie Cookies

Yield: 12 cookies

Ingredients for Cookie Dough

2 sticks butter (1 cup)

2 cups sugar

4 cups all-purpose flour

2 eggs

Ingredients for Brown Butter Apples

3 Granny Smith Apples, sliced

4 Tbs Butter

1 tsp of cinnamon

1 tsp of ground ginger

1/4 tsp of nutmeg

3 Tbs (packed) of light brown sugar

zest of 1 lemon

2 slashes of bitters

1 Tbs of cornstarch

2 tbs of water


Make cookie dough

  • In a standing mixer cream butter and sugar, add eggs one at a time until combined, add flour in 3 steps and blend until combined. Set dough aside.

Make brown butter apples

  • Peel and slice apples 1/4 inch thick.
  • Heat a thick bottom skillet to medium heat add the butter. Stir the butter milk solids so that they brown evenly and do not burn.
  • After butter is golden brown add sliced apples and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Avoid breaking the apples. 
  • Add cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg, and stir.  
  • Add the brown sugar, zest of lemon and bitters. Sauté for a minute, then cover and cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Finish with 1 tbs of cornstarch dissolved in 2 tbs of water and cooked until thickened.  

Make cookies 

  • Roll cookie dough to 1/8 inch and cut 3” cookies.
  • Lay 3-4 apple slices on each cookie.
  • Cut thin strips of cookie dough to make lattice pattern. 

  • Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.