Spiced Apple & Walnut Cookies


  • 100 g butter softened
  • 125 g caster sugar
  • 1 medium egg beaten
  • 1 small red apple peeled, cored and finely diced (120g diced weight)
  • 50 g dried cranberries
  • 50 g California Walnuts chopped
  • 300 g self raising flour
  • 2 tsp mixed spice


  • Preheat the oven to 180oC, gas mark 4. Line 1-2 large baking trays with baking parchment.
  • Whisk the butter and sugar together until pale. Whisk in the egg and stir in the apple, cranberries and walnuts. Stir in the flour and mixed spice to give a stiff dough.
  • Divide into 20 balls and flatten slightly, place on the baking trays and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden. Allow to cool slightly on the tray before transferring to a cooling rack.