BEST OATMEAL APPLE COOKIES

 

  • Cooking Time: 13
  • Servings: 30
  • Preparation Time: 20

Ingredients

  • * 3/4 cup shortening
  • * 1 1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • * 1 large egg
  • * 1/4 cup milk
  • * 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • * 1 cup flour
  • * 1 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • * 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • * 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • * 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • * 3 cups quick oats (not instant or old fashioned)
  • * 1 cup peeled diced apple (fugi, gala or granny smith preferred)
  • * 3/4 cup raisins (optional)
  • * 3/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts (optional)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375° and line cookie sheets with Reynolds Parchment Paper.
  • Combine shortening, sugar, egg, milk and vanilla in large bowl.
  • Beat at medium speed until well blended.
  • Combine flour, cinnamon, salt, soda and nutmeg in a small bowl and mix into creamed mixture at low speed until just blended.
  • Stir in oats, apples, raisins and nuts.
  • Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough about 2-inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 13 minutes or until just set.
  • Cool for a minute or 2 on cookie sheets and then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

These delicious, chewy and chunky cookies are full of healthy ingredients and lots of textures to delight your palate!

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