Apple Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Warm, fragrant, and nutritious Apple Oatmeal Cookies are comfort food. Due to the perfect balance of apple sweetness and oats, these cookies are delicious and healthier than others. 


– 1 cup all-purpose flour – 1 cup rolled oat – 1/2 teaspoon baking soda – 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon – 1/4 teaspoon salt – 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened – 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed – 1/4 cup granulated sugar – 1 large egg – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 1 cup finely chopped apples (about 1 medium-sized apple) – 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional, such as walnuts or pecans)


Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease or parchment a baking sheet. Prepare dry ingredients: Mix all-purpose flour, rolled oats, baking soda, ground cinnamon, and salt in a medium basin. Set aside.

Step 1

Mix the softened butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Incorporate wet ingredients: Add egg and vanilla extract and mix well.

Step 2

Mix wet and dry ingredients: Gradually add dry ingredients to wet ones until just mixed. Do not overmix.

Step 3

Fold in apples and nuts: Gently fold in finely chopped apples and chopped nuts, if using, until evenly distributed throughout cookie dough.

Step 4

Shape the cookies: Drop spoonfuls of cookie dough onto the prepared baking sheet, leaving space for spreading.

Step 5

Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes on the baking sheet in the preheated oven until the edges are golden brown.

Step 6

Cool and enjoy: The cookies should cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to finish cooling. After cooling, enjoy the aroma and taste of freshly made Apple Oatmeal Cookies!

Step 7

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