Apple Oatmeal Cookies

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Jessie_loves_desserts

A delicious, fruity variation of oatmeal cookies. Good for you! Family always gobbles them up.

Top Review by momaphet

These are very yommy and different from most cookies. They have a cake/muffin like texture, so very soft. I used half whole wheat pastry flour to increase the nutrition (and I like the taste). I used old fashioned oats, but I chopped them a little so they wouldn't make the cookies to crumbly. I also subbed butter for shortening for more flavor, I was concerned this might make them spread too much but it wasn't an issue. I used a granny smith apple and would increase the amount next time just cause it's such a nice taste surprise. The cinnamon and nutmeg are a perfect pairing with the apple. I baked them for 16 minutes. Thank you Jessie for sharing your recipe. Made for PAC Spring 09.

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs until well blended. Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt; stir into the sugar mixture until well blended. Fold in the walnuts, oats and apples. Drop dough by spoonfuls about 2 inches onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Let cool on wire racks.

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