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Apple-Spice-Oatmeal Cookies

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Apple-Spice-Oatmeal Cookies
  • Prep 1 hr 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 36

Pack up these soft, spicy oatmeal cookies for a much appreciated lunch-box surprise.

Updated August 20, 2010
Gold Medal Flour
Make with
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

Glaze

  • 2
    cups powdered sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4
    cup half-and-half or milk

Cookies

  • 1/2
    cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4
    cup shortening
  • 1/2
    cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4
    cup packed brown sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 2
    cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1
    teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2
    teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1
    teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2
    cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 2
    medium apples, peeled, chopped (2 cups)
  • 1
    cup coarsely chopped walnuts

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, stir glaze ingredients until smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Cover; set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter, the shortening, 1/2 cup granulated sugar and the brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until thoroughly mixed. Beat in eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla until well blended. Beat in oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and flour, scraping side and bottom of bowl once, just until blended. Stir in apples and walnuts.
  • 3
    On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls (scant 1/4 cup) about 2 inches apart.
  • 4
    Bake 13 to 17 minutes or until edges are golden brown and centers are set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Using spoon, drizzle about 1 teaspoon glaze onto each warm cookie. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
Saturated Fat
3g
Cholesterol
20mg
Sodium
65mg
Total Carbohydrate
22g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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