Fall is officially here! There is no better way to ring in the new season than a warm batch of cookies. These chewy Apple Oatmeal cookies with a hardened maple glaze are incredibely delicious (and slightly healthier) cookies you can enjoy all fall and winter long. Not to mention... your house will smell amazing! Enjoy!
Prep Time: 15 min
Bake Time: 18 min
3 Cups rolled oats
3/4 Cup all-purpose flour
1 Tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/4 Tsp salt
1 Stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened
1 Cup brown sugar
2 Egg whites
1/2 Tsp maple extract
1/2 Tsp vanilla extract
1 Cup cored, peeled and diced apple
MAPLE GLAZE INGREDIENTS:
1/2 Cup confectioners sugar
1 Tsp maple extract
1 Tbsp water
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and non-stick cooking spray.
Combine oats, flour, pumpkin pie spice, and salt into a bowl and mix.
In a separate bowl, combine softened butter, brown sugar, egg whites, maple extract and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth.
Combine oat mixture and apple. Stir until mixed well.
Scoop 1/4 cup of dough onto the baking sheet.
Bake 15 to 18 minutes. Let cool.
To make the maple glaze, combine confectioners sugar, maple extract and water. Stir until smooth.
Drizzle maple glaze on to cookies. Allow to cool so the glaze hardens, about 3 to 5 minutes.