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Chewy Caramel Apple Cookies

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Chewy Caramel Apple Cookies
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 36
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We took everyone’s favorite fall snack and transformed it into a chewy cookie that tastes just like biting into a caramel apple. Whether they're the sweet ending to a savory meal or simply a midday treat, there's no better way to indulge than with these easy cookies.
Updated Jul 24, 2019

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 baking apples, peeled, chopped
  • 20 caramels, unwrapped
  • 2 tablespoons water
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt with whisk; stir in oats. In large bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat 2 minutes or until light and fluffy. On low speed, beat in flour mixture until blended. Stir in apples.
  • 3
    Onto cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  • 4
    Bake 14 minutes or until golden. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks; cool completely.
  • 5
    In 1-quart saucepan, cook caramels and water over low heat 7 minutes, stirring until smooth. Drizzle warm glaze over cookies. Let stand 15 minutes or until set. Store tightly covered up to 5 days.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For more cookie tips and tricks see our guide How to Make Drop Cookies.
  • tip 2
    For a nuanced spiced flavor that teams up well with the gooey caramel, try adding a little ground ginger with the cinnamon or sub in Indian garam masala, which is a blend of several warm spices.

Nutrition

115 Calories, 4 1/2g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 18g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
115
Total Fat
4 1/2g
0%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
0%
Sodium
60mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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