Saturday, February 24, 2024

Apple Oatmeal Cookies – Lauren’s Newest


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These scrumptious Apple Oatmeal Cookies are topped with creamy brown butter frosting and a sprinkle of cinnamon. It’s like apple pie meets oatmeal cookie, good as a yummy Fall deal with!

apple oatmeal cookies stack on a cooling rack

You’ll Love This Recipe!

These Apple Oatmeal Cookies are completely old-school cookies. Like the type your Grandma would make. Besides I frosted them with Brown Butter Frosting. When making these cookies, I ate extra frosting than cookie dough. That’s saying a LOT. And identical to some other cookie, these are fairly easy to make. And even for those who screw them up, the frosting will repair the whole lot. Additionally, I now consider that Brown Butter Frosting is the important thing to world peace.

One factor that I really like about my readers is that they take my recipes and customise them to swimsuit their needs! Listed below are a few widespread variations for these apple oatmeal cookies:

  • Plain: Skip the frosting and luxuriate in these cookies plain.
  • Shredded Apple: I diced my apples however if you wish to you would shred them. This distributes the flavour and moisture a bit higher.
  • Add Nuts: Walnuts to be particular, this sounds so good.
  • Make Sandwich Cookies: As an alternative of frosting one cookie, make these into sandwich cookies as an alternative. Kinda like my Oatmeal Cream Pies!

The way to Make Apple Oatmeal Cookies

For full recipe particulars, together with an elements listing and measurements, see the printable recipe card down under. Right here is step-by-step what you’ll be able to count on when making these cookies:

apple oatmeal cookie ingredients

Preheat Oven + Prep

Preheat oven to 350° F. Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper and put aside.

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Make the Dough

In a big bowl, cream the butter and sugars collectively till gentle and fluffy. Stir within the egg and vanilla.

Slowly incorporate the entire dry elements. Stir within the oats and apples.

Bake + Cool

Scoop onto the ready sheet and bake 8-10 minutes or till the sides are golden. Cool utterly or till heat, your alternative!

Make the Brown Butter Frosting

Whereas cookies are baking, place 1/4 cup butter right into a small saucepan. With the warmth on medium, soften and brown the butter. (If you’re unfamiliar with browning butter, I am going into extra element about how you can and what to be careful for, on my publish for Brown Butter Frosting.)

As soon as the butter is a medium brown/amber colour take away from warmth and pour right into a small bowl. Stir in powdered sugar and sufficient milk to get a spreadable consistency (add extra powdered sugar and milk as wanted to get the consistency you want).

Frost the Cookies

Frost heat cookies and sprinkle with extra cinnamon, if desired. Serve.

Storing Instructions

As a result of these cookies include recent reduce apples I’d take pleasure in and eat them ASAP. Nevertheless that doesn’t imply you’ll be able to’t retailer them for a number of days both (as much as three days). Make sure to retailer in an hermetic container. You may both depart the cookies unfrosted then frost as you go or separate them with a layer of parchment paper.

To Freeze: Freeze unbaked (dough) or baked (with out frosting). Then both pop these suckers into the oven from frozen to bake or thaw and heat up, as desired. I counsel making the frosting recent for max taste and ease. Freeze for as much as three months.

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Apple Oatmeal Cookies FAQs

This recipe has been round for some time which suggests I’ve some Often Requested Questions and solutions for you! Learn this earlier than making these cookies, m’kay?

I’m nervous in regards to the cookies spreading an excessive amount of. How can I forestall that?

Cookies normally flatten out as a result of there isn’t sufficient flour combined in. It’s a fairly widespread factor to occur and has to do with the way you measure the flour. I counsel doing a tester (bake 1 cookie) to see how they do. In the event that they’re actually flat, then add a bit extra flour, like 1-2 tablespoons. Then check one other cookie to see how they bake.

An excessive amount of baking soda can flatten cookies too, so be sure to observe the recipe card to a T.

What’s the objective of a silicone baking mat/parchment paper? 

I like utilizing parchment paper as a result of it means much less dishes! And the Silpat silicone mats are nice for cookies. NOTHING sticks to them!

How do I forestall flaky frosting?

Because the frosting cools it’d develop a hardened, flaky high. That is completely regular for frostings made in a saucepan. Nevertheless, for those who’re searching for a smoother texture, merely enable the browned butter to chill then with a hand or stand mixer, combine it with the opposite elements.

What sort of apples ought to I take advantage of?

I used Fuji apples however any apple selection works right here. I do know a few of you might be die exhausting Granny Smith Apple followers in the case of baking, so use what you want.

Can I take advantage of quaint oats?

I used fast cooking rolled oats however you would additionally use quaint oats as effectively.

Extra Oatmeal Cookies to Attempt!

We LOVED these Apple Oatmeal Cookies. However, something may style good with that frosting slathered throughout it. 🙂 Good for a night deal with, an after-school snack or to pack in a lunch. For those who make this recipe, I might actually recognize it for those who would give it a star assessment! You probably have an image of your completed dish, publish it on Instagram utilizing the hashtag #laurenslatest and tagging me @laurens_latest.

The printable recipe card is under, take pleasure in!

apple oatmeal cookies stack on a cooling rack

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