Apple Oatmeal Cookies

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Here’s my recipe for apple oatmeal cookies! With a pinch of apple pie spices, these cookies are simply divine!

Delicious and chewy apple oatmeal cookies with an apple.
Freshly baked apple oatmeal cookies!

Renal nutrition

These oatmeal apple cookies are vegetarian and low in sodium.

Sugar and butter

For this recipe, I wanted to use classic ingredients like sugar and butter.

On the other hand, to obtain cookies that have acceptable nutritional values, I minimized as much as possible the amount of sugar and fat without compromising the taste too much.

More flavor

One trick I used in this recipe was the addition of spices to compensate for the reduced amount of sugar and I think it worked really well in this particular recipe.

Cookie size

To obtain reasonable nutritional values, the amount of cookie dough required to make a cookie is 2 tablespoons.

How to make apple oatmeal cookies

Like many other cookie recipes, you need to make a dry mix, a liquid mix and combine them to get your cookie dough.

To make the dry mix, you just need to combine the all-purpose flour, oats, sodium bicarbonate and spices.

For the wet mix, you need to cream butter and sugar together. Then beat the egg into the mixture and then incorporate the unsweetened applesauce, apple dice and vanilla extract.

Once ready, combine the dry mix and the wet mix to make the dough.

Then, flatten balls of 2 tablespoons of dough per cookie and bake them in the oven on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Renal variations

Dried fruits

In this recipe, you can replace the apple dice for the same amount of dried fruit. For my part, I tried with dried cranberries and it was delicious.

Spices

For these cookies, I prefer to use an apple pie spice blend.

However, you do not necessarily have the time or all the spices required at home to make this blend so I used a simplified version in this recipe.

But if you want to try, you can check out my apple pie spice recipe and use 1 teaspoon of this mixture to replace the spices listed in the recipe.

For this recipe, I used cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. But if you want a more complex flavor, I strongly suggest using 1 tsp of apple pie spices instead.

Also, you can try to make your own blend. The best spices to use with apples are cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, cardamom and clove.

Delicious and chewy apple and cranberry oatmeal cookies.
Cranberry and apple oatmeal cookie variation.

Conservation

These apple oatmeal cookies can keep for about a week at room temperature.

You can also store these cookies in the freezer in a freezer bag, or any other type of airtight container, for up to 6 months.

Freeze the dough

If you plan to freeze the cookies, you may want to freeze the uncooked dough instead. This way, you can thaw the dough later and make a new batch of fresh cookies in no time.

You can store cookie dough for up to 3 months in the freezer.

To be even more effective, you can also freeze the pre-shaped cookies and cook them later directly in the oven without thawing them! Remember, however, that you will need a slightly longer cooking time.

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Featured recipe of soft and crispy apple oatmeal cookies.

Apple Oatmeal Cookies

Apples and oats make a great team. Soft and crispy on the borders, they will charm all those who bake them at home.
5 from 7 votes
Low sodium | Vegetarian
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Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 15 mins
Total 30 mins
Course Breakfasts & Brunches, Desserts, Snacks
Method Oven
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 85 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

Dry mix

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp sodium bicarbonate

Liquid mix

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter softened
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg at room temperature
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup apple finely diced

Spice blend (Note 1)

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • tsp muscade

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and line 1 large baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  • In a first bowl, combine the flour, oats, sodium bicarbonate and apple pie spice.
  • In a second bowl, cream butter and brown sugar together. Then beat in the egg and add the unsweetened applesauce, vanilla extract and apple dice.
  • Stir the liquid mix in the dry mix.
  • Make balls with 2 tablespoons of dough and press them on the baking sheet, giving them a disc shape about 1/4 inche (0.5 cm) thick. Use a baking sheet for up to 12 cookies.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until edges begin to brown and cool before serving or storing.

Notes

Note 1 – Apple pie spice
I strongly suggest replacing the listed spices for 1 tsp of my apple pie spice blend. It’s delicious!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Apple Oatmeal Cookies
Serving Size
 
1 cookie
Amount per Serving
Calories
85
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
3
g
5
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
12
mg
4
%
Sodium
 
32
mg
1
%
Potassium
 
44
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
14
g
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
5
g
6
%
Protein
 
2
g
Vitamin A
 
75
IU
2
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
11
mg
1
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
Phosphorus
 
38
mg
4
%
*5% or less is a little, 15% or more is a lot

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