Caramelized Apple Oatmeal Cookies

October 31, 2015

Hello again and happy Halloween!  It has been quite some time since I’ve posted a recipe, but this one was too good to not share it with you.  These caramelized apple oatmeal cookies are perfect for Fall and wonderful in every way.  A familiar favorite, the chewy and delicious oatmeal cookie, is crossed with the flavor of apple pie and warm cinnamon.  This recipe is a keeper!

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Caramelized Apple Oatmeal Cookies

Recipe from Liv for Cake 

Yield: Approx. 24 cookies (depending on size of scoop)

Ingredients:

Apples:

  • 2 c. granny smith apples (approx. 2 medium) peeled and diced
  • 3 tsp. butter, salted
  • 4 tsp. light brown sugar

Cookie Dough:

  • 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. salted butter (room temperature)
  • 1 c. light brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/4 c. granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 c. old fashioned rolled oats

Glaze:

  • 2 c. powdered sugar
  • 3 tbs. water

Method:

Apples:

  1. Place butter, sugars and dices apples into a medium frying pan.  Cook over med-high heat, stirring occasionally, until tender and slightly browned.  Spread on paper towel lined baking sheet to cool.

Cookie Dough:

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.  Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat softened butter and sugars on med-high until pale and fluffy (approx. 3 minutes).
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, fully incorporating after each addition.  Beat on high for 1 minute.  Add vanilla.
  4. Add flour mixture and mix until just combined.  Add oats.
  5. Fold in caramelized apples and mix until just combined.
  6. Cover bowl and chill in fridge for at least 1 hour.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  8. Using a medium cookie scoop, place cookies on baking sheet 2″ apart.  I did 6 cookies per sheet.
  9. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until edges are browned, but center is still soft.
  10. Cool for 5 minutes on baking sheet, then transfer to cooling rack.  Cool completely.

Glaze:

  1. Combine sugar and water in a bowl.  Drizzle over cooled cookies with a spoon.

Enjoy!

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One Response to “Caramelized Apple Oatmeal Cookies”

  1. rachel t Says:

    you are a keeper, lauren! this is exactly what i was looking for actually. i have a bag of granny smiths to use up!


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