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Apple Oatmeal Cookies

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Soft and chewy Apple Oatmeal Cookies drizzled with apple cream cheese frosting!

Ingredients

  • 2 small apples (or one large)
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour
  • 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Frosting

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 4-5 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon maple extract (may sub almond or vanilla)
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel the apple(s). Dice the remaining apple and discard the seeds and core. Toss the diced apple pieces with 2 tablespoons flour and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together remaining 1 cup flour, oats, salt, cinnamon, apple pie spice, and baking soda.
  • In a large bowl cream together butter and sugars. Mix in maple syrup, egg, and vanilla. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until combined. Stir in flour-coated apple pieces. Drop spoonfuls of the cookie dough onto a lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10-14 minutes until golden brown. Allow to cool for 10 minutes on the baking sheet, then transfer to a cooling rack to finish cooling completely.
  • For the frosting, cream together butter and cream cheese. Add powdered sugar, maple extract, and milk and mix well. Drizzle over cookies.
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