Apple Saucers

Preparation info

  • Makes about


    6 inch monster cookies cookies
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

By Helen Witty

Published 1983

  • About

Saucer-size or smaller, spiced, raisined, and rich with apples, these fruit discs may be left plain or may be glazed. Either way, they’re an autumn celebration when the first tart and flavorful apples come to hand.


  • ½ cup vegetable shortening, or ¼ cup vegetable shortening and ¼ cup


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F, with an oven rack in the center position. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
  2. In a mixing bowl (using a wooden spoon) or in the large bowl of an electric mixer, cream the shortening (or shortening and butter) until soft. Then beat