We’ve been waiting for the next great dessert recipe to be submitted to Tasty25 Magazine, and today we got it! These Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookies sent in by Reese Latham of Oxford, MS are a tasty way to include fresh fruit & honey into warm, soft, chewy cookies! Each one of these delicious treats are only 132 calories per serving, so you can feel at ease with indulging your sweet tooth also. Make sure to share your thoughts and opinions below by rating & commenting on this recipe; we know you’ll enjoy this one! Have a great day, be food conscious, and Happy Cooking! – Tasty25 Staff
What you need:
1 1/2 Cups multi-grain flour
1 1/2 Cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1 Cup fresh clover honey
3/4 Cup finely chopped fresh apple slices
3/4 Cup caramel bits, chopped
6 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
1 Tsp. baking powder
1/2 Tsp. baking soda
1/2 Tsp. salt
2 Tsp. vanilla extract
1 Large egg
Directions: (Approximate cook time: 25 minutes; Yields 36-48 cookies.)
Preheat oven to 350F.
Combine your flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a large bowl; Stir well.
Next, place your honey & butter into a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy; Add your vanilla and egg, and beat well; Gradually add the flour mixture to the bowl, and beat at low speed until mixture is just combined; Then gradually fold in your chopped apple slices and the bits of caramel.
After you’re finished combining the ingredients, drop the dough by 2 teaspoonfuls two inches apart onto baking pans lined with baking paper.
Flatten balls slightly with your hand, and bake at 350 °F for 9 minutes.
When cookies are done, cool the cookies in the pans for about 3 minutes.
Then remove cookies from pans, and allow to cool completely on wire racks.
Eat & enjoy!
(Tasty25 Staff Tip: Refrigerate excess cookies as a treat for a later day; place them in tupperware or zip-lock bags to ensure freshness!)