Apple-filled Snickerdoodles Recipe

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Apple-Filled Snickerdoodles

Tara Caputo


Apple butter makes this updated version of an old favorite better than ever.

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Makes 66 cookies.


15 Min


10 Min


1/2 c
(1 stick) margarine or butter, softened
1/2 c
plus 3 tablespoons sugar, divided
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
egg, beaten
1 1/4 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
3 c
apple cinnamon toasted oats cereal, crushed to 1 and 1/4 cups
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/3 c
apple butter (found in the jelly and jam aisle)

Directions Step-By-Step

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease cookie sheet.
2. Beat margarine, 1/2 cup sugar and brown sugar in bowl until creamy. Add egg. Mix well. Stir in flour and baking soda. Add cereal, stirring until well combined. Combine cinnamon and remaining 3 tablespoons sugar in small bowl.
3. For each cookie, roll 1/2 level tablespoon dough into a ball. Roll ball in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place on prepared cookie sheet. Press thumb in center of each ball to form a well. Spoon 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon apple butter into center of each cookie.
4. Bake 10 to 11 minutes or until light browned. let stand at least 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet. Makes 66 cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy