Caramel Apple Nut Cookies

Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

This cookie is perfect for the Fall and it's also great as a breakfast cookie or a mid morning snack. It's not too sweet, you get a bite of apple, a little crunch from that breakfast bar coating, and a sweet and salty finish with that yummy caramel and coarse sea salt.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Comments:
Serves:
3 1/2 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
sea salt
1 1/2 stick
unsalted butter
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla
1
green apple
3
squirts of lemon juice
1 c
chopped walnuts
3
4 oz. breakfast bars
**caramel sauce to drizzle
**coarse sea salt for topping, opt

Step-By-Step

1These are the Breakfast bars I used, you can use whatever brand or flavor you like.
2Before you begin, place breakfast bars in food processor and crush, set aside. Peel and core apple, cut into very small diced pieces, squirt with a little lemon juice, set aside.
3In mixing bowl combine butter and sugars and mix. To that add vanilla, baking soda, salt and egg and mix well. Now add flour a little at a time until completely combined. Now add diced apples and chopped walnuts, mix only to combine, do not over mix.
4Spoon out by the tablespoon, roll in your hand to form a ball. Coat with crushed breakfast bar crumbs.
5Bake 375ยบ for 9-10 min. Allow to cool completely, remove to bake sheet with wire rack.
6Drizzle with caramel sauce, sprinkle with coarse sea salt if desired. Remove caramel from can into small bowl, microwave about 1 min or until you can stir and drizzle easily.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids