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Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

So, I may be one of those parents that enjoys sneaking fruits and veggies into desserts from time to time….  Do you remember my Chocolate Chips Zucchini Cupcakes?  Well, since Fall is right around the corner (as I write this), apples are in abundance for many.  So if you’re looking for a yummy treat to whip up that includes using this delicious fruit, I’ve got it!  My family raves about this Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies Recipe every time I make it.  But it’s easy to see why.  These cookies are soft, chewy, sweet, and oh so delicious!

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies

Apple + cinnamon + oatmeal = a delicious dessert; every single time!  I love this combination whether it comes in pie, bar, or cookie form.  But today, I had cookies on my mind.  So I whipped up a batch (which may already be ALMOST gone) and decided to also share it with you all.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1-2 cups diced apples, without the peel
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  • Ghirardelli Chocolate white melting wafers for garnishing (optional)

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer, cream together shortening and sugar.  
  3. Beat in eggs until well blended.
  4. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, apple pie seasoning, and salt; then stir into sugar mixture.  Mix until well blended.
  5. (Optional) Fold in the walnuts.
  6. Gently blend in oats and diced apple.
  7. Drop by spoonfuls onto an un-greased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes or till the edges are just barely turning brown.
  9. Remove from oven.
  10. Let sit on cookie sheet for 10 minutes to cool and set.
  11. Remove and place on wire racks to cool completely.
  12. Melt the white chocolate wafers and drizzle over the tops of cookies for garnish.
  13. Enjoy!

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Course Recipes
Calories 149 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1-2 cups diced apples without the peel
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts optional
  • Ghirardelli Chocolate white melting wafers for garnishing optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer, cream together shortening and sugar.  
  • Beat in eggs until well blended.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, apple pie seasoning, and salt; then stir into sugar mixture.  Mix until well blended.
  • (Optional) Fold in the walnuts.
  • Gently blend in oats and diced apple.
  • Drop by spoonfuls onto an un-greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes or till the edges are just barely turning brown.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Let sit on cookie sheet for 10 minutes to cool and set.
  • Remove and place on wire racks to cool completely.
  • Melt the white chocolate wafers and drizzle over the tops of cookies for garnish.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Once completely cooled, store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 149kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 2gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 18mgSodium: 92mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8g
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Recipe Rating




Shirley O

Saturday 2nd of September 2023

These cookies look delicious! A nice treat for school lunch boxes.

shirley O

Saturday 18th of June 2022

These cookies look so delicious. They would be great to take on a picnic.

Richelle Leffler

Tuesday 16th of November 2021

These look and sound so delicious, thanks for sharing the recipe.

Leela

Friday 30th of July 2021

I can eat a whole tray of these :)

Miranda

Sunday 1st of August 2021

So could I! They are SOOOO good!

Dandi D

Friday 11th of June 2021

These look super yummy and I know my children would enjoy helping me make them!