Total Time
26mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 6 mins

In case you haven't seen any of my other recipes, I should tell you that I'm pretty much partial to cookies:) This recipe is pretty much a staple in my kitchen--it's easy, adaptable, really yummy, and everyone who drops by eats them by the handful. I have used other pie fillings as well, but the apple is just so cozy and fitting for the coming seasons;) If you get a chance to try these, I hope you enjoy them:)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375*F.
  2. Line at least 3 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  3. COOKIES: Cream together the butter and brown sugar until well blended; add vanilla.
  4. Combine the oats, flour, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Add alternately to the butter mixture with water stirring with a spoon.
  6. Mix well after each addition.
  7. (Mixture will be crumbly, but will hold together when shaped into a ball.) Add additional water, if necessary.
  8. Reserve 1 cup of the mixture for the topping.
  9. Shape remaining dough into 1" balls; place 2" apart on the cookie sheets.
  10. Flatten each cookie to an 1/8" thickness with the bottom of a floured glass; smooth edges.
  11. Bake for 5-7 minutes, or until light brown around the edges and firm to the touch; do not overbake.
  12. Remove from oven; cool on cookie sheets about 5 minutes.
  13. For the TOPPING, place 1 teaspoons.
  14. fie filling in the center of each cookie; spread carefully to cover.
  15. Combine the 1 cup reserved crumbs and nuts in a small bowl; toss to blend.
  16. Sprinkle over filling.
  17. Return to oven and bake 5 minutes more, or until topping is light brown.
  18. Do not overbake.
  19. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheets, then transfer cookies to wire racks and cool completely.
  20. If desired, sprinkle cookies with powdered sugar or cinnamon-sugar.
Most Helpful

Loved these cookies, they reminded me of apple pie. Everyone in the family loved them, they will be on my most loved list now. Thanx

Baby Chevelle December 14, 2005

WOW! These are delicious! A bit time consuming (for me anyway!), but well worth it! I used pecans, and instead of your suggestion to sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on top of the baked cookies, I added cinnamon to the topping mixture. I'm getting ready to bake some more today!! Thanks!!

MustangMom September 07, 2003