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These Applesauce Oatmeal Cookies are easy to make, full of spices, applesauce and oatmeal. They're perfect for breakfast on the go or your mid morning snack!

Applesauce Oatmeal Cookies

These Applesauce Oatmeal Cookies are easy to make, full of spices,
applesauce and oatmeal. They're perfect for breakfast on the go or your
mid morning snack!

Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 28
Author Annie N

Ingredients

  • 1 stick (113g) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup (200g) light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup (225g) applesauce
  • 2 cups (280g) plain/all-purpose flour
  • 2 cup (160g) rolled oats
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda/baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup nuts, chocolate chips, raisins (around 85g), I used raisins

Instructions

  1. No need to preheat the oven yet, the dough needs to chill. Place the butter and sugar into a large bowl, or the bowl of your stand mixer and beat until light and fluffy. Around 2 minutes on medium-high speed.

  2. Add in the egg, scraping the sides as necessary, and mix on medium speed until well incorporated, around 1 minute.

  3. Add in the applesauce. Place the flour, oats, spices, salt, bicarb, baking powder and whatever add ins you're using into a medium sized bowl. Stir briefly to combine, then tip into your egg/applesauce mixture.

  4. Mix on low until the dough comes together, then tip the dough back into the bowl you measured the flour into. Cover with cling film and place in the fridge for 2 hours.

  5. Once the dough has chilled, preheat the oven to 180C/350F and line 2 baking trays with grease proof paper/a silicone mat.

  6. Using a 1.5tbsp cookie scoop, place balls of dough 2 inches apart onto your prepared trays. Using a clean hand, gently press the balls of dough so they don't roll away. Don't completely flatten them, just a little squish!

  7. Place in the oven for 10-12 minutes, until golden around the edges and risen slightly. It's fine if they still look a little soft in the middle.

  8. Leave to cool on the trays completely before digging in!

  9. Applesauce Oatmeal Cookies will keep in an airtight container, at room temperature, for 5 days.