These cookies are ones that will keep you coming back to the cookie jar! If you love Apple Pie or Apple Crisp these little buggers are a piece of Heaven! Great for cookie trays for the holidays too! Cooking time is per sheet of cookies.
Combine Butter Flavor Crisco, brown sugar and vanilla in lg. bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
Combine oats flour, baking soda and salt. Add alternately with water to creamed mixture stirring with spoon. Mix well after each addition. (Mixture will be crumbly, but will hold together when shaped into a.
small ball) Add additional water if necessary.
RESERVE 1 cup of crumb mixture for topping.
Shape remaining dough into 1" balls. Place 2" apart on a greased baking sheet.
Flatten to 1/8" thickness with floured bottom of glass. Smooth edges.
Bake at 375, for 5-7 minutes, or until light brown around edges are firm. Remove from oven.
Cool on baking sheet about 5 minutes.
Place 1 measuring teaspoonful of apple filling in center of each cookie. Spread carefully to cover.
Combine 1 cup reserved crumbs and finely chopped nuts in a small bowl. Toss until mixed.