Oatmeal Cookies with Apples, Raisins & Nuts!

Cookies | October 25, 2016 | By

dsc07412You will love these cookies, full of good things! Oatmeal, raisins, apples and nuts! So delicious and satisfying! I like them for breakfast and kids go wild for them!

Ingredients:
Makes about 2 dozen cookies

  • 1 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 1/2 cup of old fashioned oats, not quick oats
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp of baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp of baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 cup of soft butter
  • 1/3 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 large egg or 2 small
  • 2 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup of raisins
  • 1/2 cup of chopped granny smith apple
  • 1/2 cup of chopped nuts: walnuts, pecans or macadamias
  • sugar to sprinkle on finished cookies

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350°

Start by whisking the flour, oats, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large mixing bowl.

dsc07372Then, using a mixer, beat the butter and sugars until well combined, then add in the egg and vanilla, beat until well mixed.dsc07364
dsc07367Now, add in the flour/oat mixture a little at a time and mix on low speed until well blended. dsc07375Remove the bowl from the mixer and fold in the raisins, apples and nuts. Refrigerate for 30 – 40 minutes.dsc07378
dsc07379Line 2 baking sheets with parchment and drop by the spoonful about 2 inches apart. Bake for 12 – 14 minutes, let cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet, then place them on a rack to cool completely! I like to sprinkle on a little sugar while hot out of the oven. Put the coffee on!dsc07383
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