Apple Filled Sugar Cookies

Apple Filled Sugar Cookies

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  • 3 ⅓ C all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 C margarine, softened
  • 1 ½ C Pioneer® Sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 can (20 oz.) Michigan apple pie filling
  • 1 tsp apple pie spice


  1. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat together margarine, Pioneer® Sugar, vanilla and egg until thoroughly combined. Add flour mixture, stirring until combined. Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour.
  3. While dough is chilling, place Michigan apple pie filling in small bowl. With knife, cut apple slices into small pieces. Stir in pie spice; set aside.
  4. Preheat oven to 375° F. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray; set aside until ready to use.
  5. Roll half of dough on floured surface to ⅛-inch thickness. Cut into 3-inch circles. Place on baking sheet.
  6. Portion 1 tablespoon apple filling in center of each cookie. Cut 1-inch hole in center of remaining cookies. Place over apple filling on cookies, press edges slightly to semi seal. Continue with remaining dough and apple filling.
  7. Bake for about 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and cookies are set. Cool on baking sheets.
  8. Dust with Pioneer® Confectioners Powdered Sugar before serving, if desired.

Cooks Note

You can use any Michigan brand pie filling instead of apple [blueberry, raspberry, cherry].
Apple Filled Sugar Cookies
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