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.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
These are the Breakfast bars I used, you can use whatever brand or flavor you like.
2
Before 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.
3
In 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.
4
Spoon out by the tablespoon, roll in your hand to form a ball. Coat with crushed breakfast bar crumbs.
5
Bake 375ยบ for 9-10 min. Allow to cool completely, remove to bake sheet with wire rack.
6
Drizzle 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