This Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies Recipe is super moist and perfect for the Autumn season. These cookies have diced Granny Smith apples in them and are drizzled with a sweet vanilla icing.
These cookies are the perfect fall cookie. These apple cinnamon oatmeal cookies are soft, chewy, and great for apple season.
Ingredients in Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies
- Granulated sugar
- Brown sugar, packed
- Vanilla extract
- All-purpose flour
- Ground cinnamon
- Ground nutmeg
- Baking soda
- Quick oats
- Granny Smith Apple, diced
- Confectioners sugar
How to Make Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies
Dice the Granny Smith Apple - Peel the Granny Smith apple and then slice it into small slices and then dice the apple into small pieces.
Cream the wet ingredients together – Beat the softened butter until smooth and add the granulated sugar and the brown sugar and beat until smooth.
Add eggs one at a time and beat until incorporated.
Add in vanilla, and stir to combine.
Combine the dry ingredients – In a separate bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, salt, and baking soda and mix to combine.
Combine the dry mix with the wet mix – Slowly beat the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until incorporated.
Slowly, add the quick oats to the cookie dough until all ingredients are incorporated.
Once the oats are mixed into the cookie dough well, gently stir in the small diced apple.
TIP: A hand mixer makes this recipe quick and easy to make vs. mixing by hand.
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Scoop the cookie dough – Use a #40 cookie scoop (or scoop by 1 ½ tablespoonsful of dough) and scoop cookie dough onto the cookie sheets, leaving 2 inches of space between each cookie.
Bake the cookies, one cookie sheet at a time for 10-11 minutes.
Remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to cool for 10 minutes before transferring them to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
Cool completely before icing.
This cookie is a great treat for Fall time as it has the wonderful flavor of apples and cinnamon. It truly is a delicious treat!
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Do I Have To Chill the Cookie Dough?
You do not need to chill this cookie dough before baking.
Can you Freeze Apple Cinnamon Cookies?
You can freeze apple cinnamon oatmeal cookies. To do this, portion the cookie dough into balls using the cookies scoop and then transfer them to a freezer safe bag for storage. Cookie dough can be frozen for up to 3 months when stored properly.
How to Store Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies
These cookies can be easily stored in an air-tight container on the counter for about 5 days. These cookies taste better when they are eaten within the first few days.
They can also be stored in the refrigerator.
Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- ½ cup sugar
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 eggs
- 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 3 cups quick oats
- 1 cup diced Granny Smith Apple
- 1 ½ cups confectioners sugar
- 2 ½ tablespoons milk
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
Make the Oatmeal Cookies
- Preheat oven to 350° and line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
- Peel and dice the Granny Smith apple.
- Beat the softened butter until smooth.
- Beat in the granulated sugar and the brown sugar until smooth.
- Add eggs one at a time and blend well.
- Add in vanilla, and stir to combine.
- In a separate bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, salt, and baking soda.
- Slowly beat the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until incorporated.
- Add the quick oats a little at a time until combined.
- Use a #40 cookie scoop (or scoop by 1 ½ tablespoonsful of dough) and scoop cookie dough onto the cookie sheets, leaving 2 inches of space between each cookie.
- Bake for 10-11 minutes.
- Remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to cool for 10 minutes before transferring them to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
- Cool completely before icing.
Make the Oatmeal Cookie Icing
- Combine the confectioner's sugar together with the milk and vanilla extract.
- Mix until the icing is smooth.
- Once the cookies are completely cooled, drizzle the prepared icing onto the cookies.
- Allow the icing to harden completely before storing.
These cookies can be stored on the counter for up to 5 days.
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Serving Size:1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 143Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 86mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 1gSugar: 13gProtein: 2g
Nutrition calculation is a rough estimate and can vary depending on the cooking technique and the exact ingredients used. For informational purposes only.
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