Apple pie cookie set

This apple pie cookie set is an adorable and unique gift idea, perfect for showing appreciation to a beloved teacher. All the necessary ingredients are beautifully layered in a jar, creating an enchanting and visually appealing gift. To prepare delicious cookies with an enchanting fruity and spicy taste, all you have to do is follow the cooking instructions provided. This thoughtful gift is not only delicious, but also a fun and engaging activity that is sure to bring joy to whoever receives it.

Ingredients

  • 175g plain flour
  • 1 tsp spice mix
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 100 g light brown soft sugar
  • 50g oat flakes
  • 85g raisins or sultanas
  • 50 g malted milk biscuits, broken into small pieces
  • 1 shiny, perfect apple
  • 1 large jam jar or small Kilner jar (approx. 750 ml capacity)
  • 1 long colorful ribbon
  • 1 adhesive label for the jar (or tag to attach to the top) and a pen
  • Scales
  • measuring spoon

Preparation steps

  1. Wash the glass and then dry it very well.
  2. Mix the flour with the spices and bicarb and then add it to the glass.
  3. Use your fingers to remove any lumps of sugar and then pour it into the glass.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients one at a time, following the list until you have added the cookie pieces.
  5. When all the ingredients are in the jar, close the lid tightly.
  6. Place the apple on the lid and tie it to the jar with a ribbon.
  7. The mixture and the apple can be kept for 4 days.
  8. Download our printable label (see tip) or write the following instructions on an adhesive label (or tag) and attach it to the jar:
    1. Put everything in the glass in a large mixing bowl and grate the peeled apple into it.
    2. Melt 50 g butter with 2 tablespoons golden syrup and stir into the bowl with 1 egg.
    3. Place 10 spoonfuls onto greased trays and bake at 180°C/160°C fan/gas mark 4 for 15-18 minutes, until golden brown and chewy.
    4. The cookies will firm up as they cool.

Nutritional Information

kcalfatsaturatescarbohydratesSugarfiberproteinSalt
175 2g 1g 35g 18g 2g 3g 0.2g

Equipment and tools

  • Scales
  • measuring spoon
  • 1 large jam jar or small Kilner jar (approx. 750 ml capacity)
  • 1 long colorful ribbon
  • 1 adhesive label for the jar (or tag to attach to the top) and a pen

Allergen information

This apple pie cookie set may contain the following allergens:

  • Oats (in oatmeal)
  • Wheat (in flour and malted milk biscuits)

Storage and leftovers

Once prepared, the cookie mix can be stored in a cool, dry place for up to 3 months. Make sure the jar is tightly closed to prevent moisture from entering.

If there are any leftovers after baking, store them in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3-4 days.

Health Benefits of Apple Pie Cookie Kit

Making and eating homemade desserts can be a delicious and rewarding experience. Not only do they allow us to customize the taste to our preferences, but they also provide the opportunity to use nutrient-dense ingredients with health benefits. The Apple Pie Cookie Kit is no exception to this rule as it contains ingredients that not only make a delicious treat but also provide various health benefits.

1. Fiber from regular flour and oatmeal

With 175g of flour and 50g of oats, the Apple Pie Cookie Kit contains a significant amount of fiber. Fiber plays a crucial role in maintaining a healthy digestive system by promoting regularity, preventing constipation and supporting proper nutrient absorption. It may also contribute to improved heart health and aid in weight management by keeping you feeling fuller for longer.

2. Antioxidants in cinnamon and raisins/sultanas

The addition of 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 85g raisins or raisins gives the Apple Pie Cookie Kit a boost of beneficial antioxidants. Cinnamon is known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which may help combat oxidative stress, reduce the risk of chronic disease, and support a healthy immune system. Raisins and sultanas are also rich in antioxidants, which play a role in neutralizing harmful free radicals in the body.

3. Nutrients from malted milk biscuits and apples

Adding 50g of malted milk biscuits and 1 shiny, perfect apple to the Apple Pie Cookie Kit adds extra nutritional value. Malted milk biscuits are a source of important vitamins and minerals, including iron, calcium and vitamin B. Apples, on the other hand, are rich in fiber, vitamin C and various antioxidants. They are known to support heart health, help with weight control, and promote healthy digestion.

4. Homemade baking as a therapeutic activity

The Apple Pie Cookie Kit not only offers health benefits through its ingredients, but also provides a therapeutic experience. Baking can be a stress-relieving activity that increases mental well-being and promotes mindfulness. The process of measuring ingredients, mixing, and preparing cookie dough can provide a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction, increasing overall feelings of happiness.

In summary, the Apple Pie Cookie Kit combines flavorful ingredients that not only make a delicious cookie but also provide various health benefits. From the rich fiber content to the presence of antioxidants and essential nutrients, this set allows you to enjoy a treat that meets your health goals. Additionally, baking itself can contribute to a sense of calm and fulfillment. So why not enjoy a homemade dessert that will not only satisfy your taste buds but also nourish your body and mind?

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